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Double Ducat 1749 (eagle)

The coat of arms on the reverse

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Coin Double Ducat 1749 (eagle)
Year: 1749
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1749
Weight: 6,84 g
Standard weight: 6,94 g
Ligature weidht: 6,84 g
Mint: Saint-Petersburg
Standart diameter: 25 mm
Edge: Smooth
Metal sample: 986
Year: 1749
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1749
Weight: 6,84 g
Standart weight: 6,94 g
Ligature weidht: 6,84 g
Mint: Saint-Petersburg
Standart diameter: 25 mm
Edge: Гладкий
Metal sample: 986

Description of coin Double Ducat 1749 (eagle):

The coins had a fixed value, their weight was equal to the European ducats. Double the coins with the coat of arms and a portrait of Elizabeth I was produced in 1749 and 1751. The circumference of the front and back sides, a rim consisting of teeth (may be partially or completely absent).

On the obverse is a portrait of Elizabeth I, in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription - "Б•М•ЕЛИСАВЕТЪ•I•IМПЕРАТРИЦА•"(stands for "the grace of God Elizabeth I Empress").

The reverse depicts the coat of arms of the Russian Empire in the mid 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) - "•17 49• IСАМОДЕРЖИЦА•ВСЕРОСИСКАЯ"(letters converted basis inside).


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum, with a room HE-R-AZ-422.
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. Ducat 1742
2. Ducat 1743
3. Ducat 1744
4. Ducat 1746
5. Ducat 1747
6. Ducat 1748
7. Double Ducat 1749
8. Ducat ("АВГ.1" 1749
9. Ducat ("АВГ:1" 1749
10. Ducat 1749
11. Double Ducat ("АПРЕЛ" 1751
12. Ducat (MAR.13) 1751
13. Double Ducat (eagle, "МАР.20" 1751
14. Double Ducat (eagle, "АПРЕЛ:" 1751
15. Double Ducat ("МАР.20" 1751
16. Ducat ("АПРЕЛ" 1751
17. Ducat ("МАРТЪ" 1751
18. Ducat ("МАР:13" 1751
19. Ducat ("АПРЕЛ:" 1751
20. Ducat ("НОЯБ.3" 1752
21. Ducat ("НОЯБ:3" 1752
22. Ducat ("ФЕВР:5" 1753
23. Ducat ("ФЕВР.5" 1753
24. Ducat (SPB U) 1757
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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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