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20 kopecks 1878 (HI)

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Nominal: 20 kopecks
Year: 1878
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1878
Standard weight: 3,6 g
Ligature weidht: 1,8 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 22,2 mm
Standart thickness: ~1,1 mm
Edge: Ribbed
20 kopecks 1878 (HI). Edge
Metal sample: 500
Volume of issue: 25 335 006
Nominal: 20 kopecks
Year: 1878
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1878
Standart weight: 3,6 g
Ligature weidht: 1,8 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 22,2 mm
Standart thickness: ~1,1 mm
Edge: Рубчатый
20 копеек (НI). Edge
Metal sample: 500
Volume of issue: 25 335 006

Description of coin 20 kopecks 1878 (HI):

Coin sample 1859 minted from silver 500 sample. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of the rim 130 toward the inside teeth.

The obverse of the coin in the Central part of the depiction of the Small State Emblem of the Russian Empire of the sample of 1856. The coat of arms double-headed eagle crowned with two Imperial crowns, above is the same crown, but a larger size is associated with lower crowns waving a tape of Andrew's order. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left - power. Placed on the breast the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Moscow coat of arms surrounded by chain of the order of Saint Apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo. Lifted up on the wings of an eagle located the coats of arms of the eight kingdoms (four on each wing). On the left the arms of the kingdoms: Kazan, Polish, Tauric Chersonesos, and United in one the coats of arms of the Grand principalities of Kiev, Vladimir and Novgorod. On the right the arms of kings: Astrakhan, Siberia, Moscow and the Grand Duchy of Finland. The tail of a stylized eagle made. To the left of the tail - the letter "Н" the right - letter "I"(initials of mintmaster mint).

On the coin reverse in the center of the specified value: a number "20", underneath the word "КОПЕЕК" The left and right of the numeric designation of denominations, there are two asterisks, the number of Imperial crown. Under the denomination of ornaments in the form of two stylized lines, between which outlet. Below is the mintage year "1878", below the letters "С.П.Б." meaning "Saint Petersburg". The edges of the coin features a wreath of two branches connected at the bottom with tape.

Varieties of coins of 20 cents of the sample of 1859:

Eagle small (sample - 868, weight - 4.15 grams, edge - dotted line):
1859-1860 (SPB FB);
The cross power for the wing, narrow tail (sample - 750 and a mass of 4.08 g, cattle - dotted line):
1860 (SPB FB, the bow already);
1860 (SPB FB, the bow is wider);
Wide tail, cross powers concerns wing:
  Proba - 750 and a mass of 4.08 g, cattle - dotted line:
1860 (SPB FB, the bow already);
1860 (SPB FB, the bow is wider);
1861 (SPB FB);
1861-1862 (PETERSBURG, MI);
1861 (SPB, no letters);
1861 (SPB, without letters, GURT - stars)
1863 (SPB AB);
1864-1866 (SPB NF);
1866 (SPB HI);
  Sample - 500, weight - 3.6 g, edge - reeded:
1867-1873 (SPB HI);
1867 (SPB NF);
The coat of arms as the previous one, but the Central feather of the tail is different (sample - 500, weight - 3.6 g, edge - reeded):
1871-1878 (SPB HI);
1877-1882 (SPB NF);
1883 (SPB DS);
1883-1891, 1893 (SPB AG);
1901 (ST. PETERSBURG, FL);
1901-1905 (SPB AR);
1906-1913 (SPB, DL);
1912-1914 (SPB SU);
1915-1917 (sun, without letters SPB).
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 20 копеек:

1. 20 kopecks (HI) 1855
2. 20 kopecks (FB) 1856
3. 20 kopecks (FB) 1857
4. 20 kopecks (MW) 1857
5. 20 kopecks (FB) 1858
6. 20 kopecks (SPB FB) 1858
7. 20 kopecks (FB) 1859
8. 20 kopecks (FB) 1860
9. 20 kopecks (FB, new eagle) 1860
10. 20 kopecks (MI) 1861
11. 20 kopecks (FB) 1861
12. 20 kopecks (no nizalov of mintmaster) 1861
13. 20 kopecks (MI) 1862
14. 20 kopecks (AB) 1863
15. 20 kopecks (NF) 1864
16. 20 kopecks (NF) 1865
17. 20 kopecks (NF) 1866
18. 20 kopecks (HI) 1866
19. 20 kopecks (NF) 1867
20. 20 kopecks (HI) 1867
21. 20 kopecks (HI) 1868
22. 20 kopecks (HI) 1869
23. 20 kopecks (HI) 1870
24. 20 kopecks (HI) 1871
25. 20 kopecks (HI) 1872
26. 20 kopecks (HI) 1873
27. 20 kopecks (HI) 1874
28. 20 kopecks (HI) 1875
29. 20 kopecks (HI) 1876
30. 20 kopecks (HI) 1877
31. 20 kopecks (NF) 1877
32. 20 kopecks (NF) 1878
33. 20 kopecks (NF) 1879
34. 20 kopecks (NF) 1880
35. 20 kopecks (NF) 1881
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