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20 rubles 1755

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Coin 20 rubles 1755
Nominal: 20 rubles
Year: 1755
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1755, пробный centuryыпуск
Standard weight: 33,14 g
Ligature weidht: 30,4 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 37 mm
Metal sample: 917
Edge: Threadlike, tilt to the right
20 rubles 1755. Edge
Nominal: 20 rubles
Year: 1755
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1755, пробный centuryыпуск
Standart weight: 33,14 g
Ligature weidht: 30,4 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 37 mm
Metal sample: 917
Edge: Threadlike, tilt to the right
20 rubles 1755. Edge

Description of coin 20 rubles 1755:

Is one of the rarest Russian coins. Belonged to Prince George Mikhailovich Romanov, later occasionally exhibited at the auctions. The last sale was recorded in 2008 in London when she gave 1 550 000 pounds.

On the obverse is a portrait of Elizabeth I, in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait letters "СПБ"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription - "Б•М•ЕЛИСАВЕТЪ•I•IМП•IСАМОД•ВСЕРОС"(stands for "the grace of God Elizabeth I Empress and autocrat of all Russias").

On the reverse in the Central circle there is a simplified depiction of the coat of Arms of the Russian Empire double - headed eagle with scepter and Orb. There are four large cartouche with images: the crown (left), the Moscow coat of arms (top), coat of arms of the Kingdom of the Siberian (bottom), coat of arms of the Kingdom of Kazan (right). The top cartouche is crowned with the Imperial crown, the other normal crown. Between the cartouches are four small roses, over which digits of the year of minting - "1", "7", "5", "5". In a circle along the rim the inscription, divided into 4 parts (starting from top) - "IМПРСКАЯ""РОССÏИС""МОН•ЦЕНА""ДВАТЦА•РУБ"(Imperial Russian coin price twenty roubles).


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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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