Trial silver coin of 2 rubles (produced only gold coins of this denomination). The circumference of the front and back sides has a raised rim with notches and a thin solid ring.On the obverse
is a portrait of Catherine I in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription - "ЕКАТЕРIНА* IМПЕРАТРIЦА* IСАМОДЕРЖИЦА* ВСЕРОС."The reverse
depicts the coat of arms of the Russian Empire
the first quarter of XVIII 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. Under the clutches of the eagle the letters "SP b" (Saint-Petersburg). The coat of arms surrounded by chain of order of St. Andrew. In a circle the inscription (starting at the top) - "МОНЕТА:НОВАЯ * ДВА:РУБЛИ:1726"(letters converted basis inside).
The picture shows a remake of the XIX century from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum with the number IT-R-2-14438. Minted original stamp.