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Ducat 1796 (SPB)

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Coin Ducat 1796 (SPB)
Year: 1796
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1796
Weight: 3,45 g
Standard weight: 3,47 g
Ligature weidht: 3,4 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 21 mm
Metal sample: 979
Volume of issue: 39 981
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Ducat 1796 (SPB). Edge
Year: 1796
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1796
Weight: 3,45 g
Standart weight: 3,47 g
Ligature weidht: 3,4 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 21 mm
Metal sample: 979
Volume of issue: 39 981
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Ducat 1796 (SPB). Edge

Description of coin Ducat 1796 (SPB):

The coins had a fixed value, their weight was equal to the European ducats. Coins with the portrait of Catherine II in adulthood produced only in 1796 (on the part of the circulation was the mark of the engraver - "Т I". The circumference of the front and back sides, a rim consisting of teeth.

On the obverse is a portrait of Catherine II in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait letters "СПБ"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription - "Б•М•ЕКАТЕРИНА•II•IМПЕРАТРИЦА•"(stands for "the grace of God Catherine II Empress").

The reverse depicts the coat of arms of the Russian Empire of second half 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. On the eagle's breast an oval shield with the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. The shield surrounded by chain of Order of St. Andrew. In a circle the inscription (starting at the top) - "•1796• IСАМОДЕРЖ. ВСЕРОСИСКАЯ"(letters converted basis inside).


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum, with a room HE-R-AZ-692
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of :

1. Ducat (SPB) 1763
2. Ducat (SPB TI) 1766
3. Ducat (SPB TI) 1796
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    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Ekaterina II Alexeevna (1762-1796)

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