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2 kopecks 1760 (military valves)

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Coin 2 kopecks 1760 (military valves)
Nominal: 2 kopecks
Year: 1760
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1760, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 9,84 g
Standard weight: 9,84 g
Edge: Net
2 kopecks 1760 (military valves). Edge
Nominal: 2 kopecks
Year: 1760
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1760, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 9,84 g
Standart weight: 9,84 g
Edge: Сетчатый
2 копейки (военная арматура). Edge

Description of coin 2 kopecks 1760 (military valves):

A test coin is included in the mass minting in 1762.

On the obverse within Laurel wreath depicts St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. The left and right of the image there is one five-pointed star.

On the reverse at the top of the face value "2.", below in words in two lines - "•ДВЕ• КОПЕИКИ" under the denomination date "1760". In the lower part there is an image of a military drum and other instruments on the background of the banners.


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage with the number IT-R-2-7725.


Coins of this type was developed by count P. I. Shuvalov to increase the mint of the foot 2 times (up to 32 rubles from pounds of copper). Under Elizabeth to realize the project did not, and with coming to power of Emperor Peter III began a massive pereselenka old coins into new ones with higher nominal value of 2 times.

Because of the image of military fittings, coins of this type have received unofficial names "drum" and "reinforcement". In 1763 Catherine the great ordered the return of the old weight coins, and then almost weight the period of her reign were pereselenka with a return to former value, but with new patterns and monogram of Catherine.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 2 копейки:

1. 2 kopecks (the value above) 1757
2. 2 kopecks 1757
3. 2 kopecks (the value above) 1758
4. 2 kopecks (double pricecan) 1758
5. 2 kopecks 1758
6. 2 kopecks (the value above) 1759
7. 2 kopecks 1759
8. 2 kopecks (the value above) 1760
9. 2 kopecks 1760
10. 2 kopecks (the value above) 1761
11. 2 kopecks 1761
12. 2 kopecks (military valves) 1761
13. 2 kopecks 1762
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    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Elizaveta Petrovna (1741-1761)

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