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2 kopecks 1740

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Coin 2 kopecks 1740
Nominal: 2 kopecks
Year: 1740
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1740, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 18,6 g; 19,81 g
Standard weight: 20,48 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 31, 34 mm
Edge: Net
2 kopecks 1740. Edge
Nominal: 2 kopecks
Year: 1740
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1740, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 18,6 g; 19,81 g
Standart weight: 20,48 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 31, 34 mm
Edge: Сетчатый
2 копейки. Edge

Description of coin 2 kopecks 1740:

In 1740 it was planned to start production of copper coins of 2 and 5 cents, which was going to place a portrait of the Empress. But the untimely death of Anne put an end to the beginnings and copper coins of these advantages appeared only in 1757 with a completely different picture.

On the obverse is a portrait of Anna Ioannovna in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait letters "СПБ"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription - "АННА БМ•IМПЕРАТ•IСАМОДЕРЖ•ВСЕРОСС•"(stands for "Anne, by the grace of God Empress and autocrat of all Russias").

The reverse depicts the coat of arms of the Russian Empire the second quarter of the eighteenth century: the double-headed eagle with the lifted wings, crowned by two Imperial crowns, above the same crown but larger. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left power. On the eagle's breast, a round shield with the emblem of Moscow: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. The shield surrounded by chain of Order of St. Andrew. Under the clutches of an eagle in abbreviated form, nominal value - "2 CO" (2 pennies). In a circle the inscription (starting at the top) - "17  40•  МОНЕТА•ДВЕ•КОПЕИКИ•"(letters converted basis inside).

Circle лиwевой and reverse sides of the coins there is a rim with notches.


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-6629 and IT-R-2-6631.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold


    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Anna Ioannovna (1730-1740)

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