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    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)

Elizaveta Petrovna (1741-1761)

From 1730, the ruling elite always felt the pressure from the heirs of Peter the Great. Taking advantage of the decline in the authority of Anna Leopoldovna, who reigned over the infant Ivan VI, the supporters of Elizabeth Petrovna (daughter of Peter the great) organized a Palace coup. Elizabeth I continued his father's policies, has made significant reforms in education and theatrical arts, but at the same time became famous very lush festivities and balls. Her wardrobe consisted of several thousand dresses.
1757 copper coin stop is increased to 16 cents from pounds and begin to mint coins, almost unchanged until 1796. Then there are several types of test coins, it is now considered rarities. Several samples produced in gold coinage. To the Ducat and double Ducat added ruble, 2 rubles, 20 rubles, starts chasing Imperial (10 rubles) and proimperial (5 rubles).


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    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)

    Elizaveta Petrovna (1741-1761)

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