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5 kopecks 1740. Description, varieties

Pereselenka from Nickel sample, 1723

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Shooting location: The State Hermitage Exhibition
Coin 5 kopecks 1740. Varieties, detailed description
Nominal: 5 kopecks
Year: 1740
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1740, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 19,08 g
Standard weight: 20,48 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 38 mm
Edge: Net
5 kopecks 1740. Edge
Nominal: 5 kopecks
Year: 1740
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1740, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 19,08 g
Standart weight: 20,48 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 38 mm
Edge: Сетчатый
5 копеек. Edge

Description of coin 5 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. The coin was planned to produce by the method of overstriking the seized patinopecten sample of 1723, on the same foot, that is two times lighter than the norms of the cushions, and money. But the premature 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 "С•П•Б•"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts - "АННА Б.М.ИМПЕРАТРИ ИСАМОДЕРЖИ ВСЕРОСС"(stands for "Anne, by the grace of God Empress and autocrat of all Russias").

The reverse depicts a simplified coat of arms of the Russian Empire the second quarter of the eighteenth century (without a shield on the breast and chain of the order of St. Andrew): 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. Below in a semicircle along the edge to the specified value "ПЯТЬ КОПЕЕКЪ."

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


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage with the number IT-R-2-6628.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Varieties:

Symbols used in the description of varieties
№ 1 Type: А.R

Trial original issue

№ 1 Type: А.R


Trial edition of 1740, different details of the portrait, the large eagle heads, horizontally spaced legs and no date.



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№ 2 Type: А.R

Remake

№ 2 Type: А.R


A rough remake of the pre-revolutionary time. Has a very roughly executed portrait, a different pattern of eagle (small head, small wings, legs pointing down) and the date "1740" above the coat of arms.



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Types: "A" - a kind of obverse; "R" - kind of the reverse; "E" - a kind of edge;
"A.R", "A.E", "R.E", "A.R.E" - varieties that combine different parts of the coin.
Degree of rarity: 1 - comes often, 2 - not come across very often, 3 - rare, 4 - seldom, 5 - a rarity.
Some varieties may not be available on this page and will be added later.

Information about other coins in denominations of 5 копеек:

1. 5 kopecks (MD) 1730
2. 5 kopecks (DM) 1730
3. 5 kopecks (MM) 1730
4. 5 kopecks (mark with date 5 kopeks Catherine I) 1740
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    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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