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Poltina 1778 (SPB θЛ)

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Coin Poltina 1778 (SPB θЛ)
Nominal: 50 kopecks
Year: 1778
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1778
Standard weight: 12 g
Ligature weidht: 9,0 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 34 mm
Metal sample: 750
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Poltina 1778 (SPB θЛ). Edge
Nominal: 50 kopecks
Year: 1778
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1778
Standart weight: 12 g
Ligature weidht: 9,0 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 34 mm
Metal sample: 750
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Poltina 1778 (SPB θЛ). Edge

Description of coin Poltina 1778 (SPB θЛ):

Coin sample of 1777 (with portrait of Catherine II in adulthood). Produced in 1777-1779, 1785, 1787, 1791 and 1784-1796. In a circle the front and back of a rim with notches (on some coins may partially be absent, it is not a marriage).

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•IМП•ИСАМОД•ВСЕРОС"(stands for "the grace of God Catherine II Empress and autocrat of all Russias").

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 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. Under the clutches of an eagle, the letters "θ L" (the initials of mintmaster mint). At the top of the semicircle indicated the year of coinage - "1778". At the bottom a semicircle of nominal - "МОНЕТА • ПОЛТИНА"(letters converted basis inside).


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Varieties of poltinas sample of 1777:

Portrait with long neck:
1777-1779 (SPB θЛ);
Portrait with a short neck:
1785, 1787, 1791 (SPB TI HA);
1794-1795 (SPB TI AK);
1796 (SPB TI IC).
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 50 копеек:

1. Poltina (SPB TI NK) 50 kopecks 1762
2. Poltina (MMD TI, DM) 50 kopecks 1762
3. Poltina (MMD TI EI) 50 kopecks 1763
4. Poltina (SPB TI NK) 50 kopecks 1763
5. Poltina (SPB TI A) 50 kopecks 1763
6. Poltina (SPB TI A) 50 kopecks 1764
7. Poltina (SPB TI SA) 50 kopecks 1764
8. Poltina (MMD TI EI) 50 kopecks 1764
9. Poltina (SPB TI A) 50 kopecks 1765
10. Poltina (SPB TI SA) 50 kopecks 1765
11. Poltina (SPB TI A) 50 kopecks 1766
12. Poltina (SPB TI ASH) 50 kopecks 1766
13. Poltina (SPB TI ASH) 50 kopecks 1767
14. Poltina (SPB TI) 50 kopecks 1767
15. Poltina (SPB TI ASH) 50 kopecks 1768
16. Poltina (SPB TI SA) 50 kopecks 1768
17. Poltina (SPB TI SA) 50 kopecks 1769
18. Poltina (SPB TI YACH) 50 kopecks 1771
19. Poltina (SPB TI ASH) 50 kopecks 1772
20. Poltina (SPB TI YACH) 50 kopecks 1773
21. Poltina (SPB TI θЛ) 50 kopecks 1773
22. Poltina (SPB TI θЛ) 50 kopecks 1774
23. Poltina (SPB TI θЛ) 50 kopecks 1775
24. Poltina (SPB TI YACH) 50 kopecks 1776
25. Poltina (SPB θЛ) 50 kopecks 1777
26. Poltina (SPB, gold) 50 kopecks 1777
27. Poltina (SPB, gold) 50 kopecks 1778
28. Poltina (SPB θЛ) 50 kopecks 1779
29. Polupoltinnik (St. PETERSBURG MM) 50 kopecks 1783
30. Poltina (SPB TI HA) 50 kopecks 1785
31. Poltina (SPB TI HA) 50 kopecks 1787
32. Poltina (SPB TI HA) 50 kopecks 1791
33. Poltina (SPB TI AK) 50 kopecks 1794
34. Poltina (SPB TI AK) 50 kopecks 1795
35. Poltina (SPB TI IC) 50 kopecks 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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