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Ruble 1779 (SPB, gold)

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Shooting location: The exposition of the Museum of the Goznak "History of money"
Coin Ruble 1779 (SPB, gold)
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1779
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1779
Standard weight: 1,31 g
Ligature weidht: 1,2 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 15 mm
Metal sample: 917
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Ruble 1779 (SPB, gold). Edge
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1779
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1779
Standart weight: 1,31 g
Ligature weidht: 1,2 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 15 mm
Metal sample: 917
Edge: Threadlike, tilt left
Ruble 1779 (SPB, gold). Edge

Description of coin Ruble 1779 (SPB, gold):

From 1756 to 1779 were issued gold coins of non-standard denominations - poltina, rouble, and 2 roubles. They had a limited circulation among government officials, and was also used for overseas payments. 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. 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 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) - "1779 • МОН•ЦЕНА • РУБЛЬ •"(letters converted basis inside).


Shown here are specimens from the Museum of the Goznak "History of money" Saint-Petersburg mint.
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 рубль:

1. Ruble ("Pugachev") 1 ruble 1771
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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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