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5 kopecks 1757 (George)

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Coin 5 kopecks 1757 (George)
Nominal: 5 kopecks
Year: 1757
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1757, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 50,55 g
Standard weight: 51,19 g
Standart diameter: 43 mm
Edge: Net
5 kopecks 1757 (George). Edge
Nominal: 5 kopecks
Year: 1757
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1757, пробный centuryыпуск
Weight: 50,55 g
Standart weight: 51,19 g
Standart diameter: 43 mm
Edge: Сетчатый
5 копеек (Георгий Победоносец). Edge

Description of coin 5 kopecks 1757 (George):

From 1758 it was planned to launch a massive national copper coinage of dimes, for whom a year earlier had developed a pattern. One option was an image of the monogram of Elizabeth on the obverse and St. George on the reverse. The result was approved only the obverse and on the reverse put the double-headed eagle. George began acting at lower denominations.

The obverse of the coin shows the monogram of Elizabeth I, represents the Union of the letters "Е"(Elizabeth) and Latin "P"(Petrovna), repeated in mirror image. Upstairs the Imperial crown. The sides of the year, is divided into two parts - "17" and "57". At the top of the Imperial crown. Image is surrounded by two branches connected at the bottom with a bow.

The reverse of the coin depicts St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. In a semicircle at the bottom is a ribbon with a nominal value of "ПЯТЬ • КОПЕЕКЪ" The edges of the ribbon decorated in the form of scrolls.


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage with the number IT-R-2-7519.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 5 копеек:

1. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1755
2. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1756
3. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1757
4. 5 kopecks (the coat of arms of Siberia) 1757
5. 5 kopecks (the emblem of Saint-Petersburg) 1757
6. 5 kopecks 1758
7. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1758
8. 5 kopecks (MM) 1758
9. 5 kopecks 1759
10. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1759
11. 5 kopecks (MM) 1759
12. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1760
13. 5 kopecks 1760
14. 5 kopecks (MM) 1760
15. 5 kopecks 1761
16. 5 kopecks "eagle in the clouds" (St. PETERSBURG) 1761
17. 5 kopecks (MM) 1761
18. 5 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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