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Grivna 1726 (SPB). Description, varieties

In the photo the large crown, dots by date

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Shooting location: The State Hermitage Museum
Coin Grivna 1726 (SPB). Varieties, detailed description
Nominal: 10 kopecks
Year: 1726
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1726
Weight: 2,86 g; 3,49 g
Standard weight: 2,66 g
Ligature weidht: не более 1,17 g
Standart diameter: 20 mm
Metal sample: не выше 438
Mint: St. Petersburg / The Building Of The Berg-Collegium (St. Petersburg)
Edge: Threadlike, tilt to the right
Grivna 1726 (SPB). Edge
Nominal: 10 kopecks
Year: 1726
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1726
Weight: 2,86 g; 3,49 g
Standart weight: 2,66 g
Ligature weidht: не более 1,17 g
Standart diameter: 20 mm
Metal sample: не выше 438
Mint: St. Petersburg / The Building Of The Berg-Collegium (St. Petersburg)
Edge: Threadlike, tilt to the right
Grivna 1726 (SPB). Edge

Description of coin Grivna 1726 (SPB):

Coin of this type was produced in the years 1726-1727 by order of the Prince A. D. Menshikov, and was called "Menshikov a dime". In order to save the used silver of very low purity, and to impart to the coins of silver color were used in various supplements. The most successful combinations of materials led to the destruction of the coins.

In some instances, may partly be rim on the front and back sides consisting of facing the inside of teeth.

The obverse of the coin depicts a simplified coat of arms of the Russian Empire first half of the eighteenth century (without a shield on the chest and no tape Andreevsky order) - double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, on the heads of the Imperial crown, over which is the same, but larger. In paws the eagle holds the symbols of power - the scepter and Orb.

On the coin reverse at the top with 10 points indicating the nominal (arranged in two rows). Below is the denomination in words - "ГРИВНА" again below the year of issue "1726", under which the letters "СПБ"(Saint-Petersburg).


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-5137, HE-R-2-5140.
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

The coronet pattern by "SPB"

№ 1 Type: А.R


The crown above the eagle smaller, on the reverse under letters "СПБ"a complex pattern.

Degree of rarity: 5.



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№ 2 Type: А.R

Big crown, trefoils between the numbers

№ 2 Type: А.R


The crown above the eagle of large size. The date "1726" between the numbers located shamrocks.

Degree of rarity: 5.



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№ 3 Type: А.R

The large crown, dots by date

№ 3 Type: А.R


The crown above the eagle of large size. Left and right of the date "1726" large dots.

Degree of rarity: 2.



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№ 4 Type: А.R

Big crown, no dot next to the date and without trefoils between digits

№ 4 Type: А.R


The crown above the eagle of large size. Left and right of the date "1726" no dots between the digits there is no shamrocks.

Degree of rarity: 1.



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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 10 копеек:

1. Menshikov a dime 10 kopecks 1726
2. Grivna (SPB) 10 kopecks 1727
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    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Catherine I Alekseevna (1725-1727)

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