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15 rubles 1897. Description, varieties

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Shooting location: The exposition of the Museum of the Goznak "History of money"
Coin 15 rubles 1897. Varieties, detailed description
Nominal: 15 rubles
Year: 1897
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1897
Standard weight: 12,9 g
Ligature weidht: 11,61 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 24,6 mm
Standart thickness: ~1,5 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 11 900 033
Edge: Inscription: "Pure gold 2 spool 69,36 share A G"
Nominal: 15 rubles
Year: 1897
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1897
Standart weight: 12,9 g
Ligature weidht: 11,61 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 24,6 mm
Standart thickness: ~1,5 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 11 900 033
Edge: Inscription: "Pure gold 2 spool 69,36 share A G"

Description of coin 15 rubles 1897:

The coin is made of gold of 900 tests. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of the rim with inward-facing teeth shaped "Ω"

The obverse of the coin shows the profile of Nicholas II face to the left. To the left of the profile from the bottom up in a semicircle along the rim is the inscription: "Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ"("Б.М."means "God's grace"). To the right of the profile also circumferentially along the rim, but top to bottom the inscription: "И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС."

On the coin reverse in the Central part of the depiction of the Small State Emblem of the Russian Empire of the sample of 1883. The coat of arms double-headed eagle crowned with two Imperial crowns, above is the same crown, but a larger size is associated with lower crowns waving a tape of Andrew's order. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left - power. Placed on the breast the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Moscow coat of arms surrounded by chain of the order of Saint Apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo. Lifted up on the wings of an eagle located the coats of arms of the eight kingdoms (four on each wing). On the left the arms of the kingdoms: Kazan, Polish, Tauric Chersonesos, and United in one the coats of arms of the Grand principalities of Kiev, Vladimir and Novgorod. On the right the arms of kings: Astrakhan, Siberia, Moscow and the Grand Duchy of Finland. The tail of a stylized eagle made. Under the rear foot of the horse of St. George is a mark of the engraver letters "АГ" Under the arms in a semicircle along the edge to the specified denomination and year of issue "15 РУБЛЕЙ 1897 Г."(the number "15" is made more coarsely).


The picture shows a specimen from the Museum of the Goznak St. Petersburg mint.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Varieties:

Symbols used in the description of varieties
№ 1 Type: A
15 rubles 1897. For cutting the neck comes

For cutting the neck comes "ROSS"

№ 1 Type: A
15 rubles 1897. For cutting the neck comes


The kind is determined by the number of letters in the inscription "ВСЕРОСС" down under the cut of the neck in the portrait. In this case, four of them ("РОСС".

Degree of rarity: 5.

The photo shows a modern copy coin.



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№ 2 Type: A

For cutting the neck comes "OSS"

№ 2 Type: A


The kind is determined by the number of letters in the inscription "ВСЕРОСС" down under the cut of the neck in the portrait. In this case there are three ("ОСС".

Degree of rarity: 1.



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№ 3 Type: A

For cutting the neck comes "SS"

№ 3 Type: A


The kind is determined by the number of letters in the inscription "ВСЕРОСС" down under the cut of the neck in the portrait. In this case there are two ("СС".

Degree of rarity: 1.



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Types: "A" - a kind of obverse; "R" - kind of the reverse; "E" - a kind of edge;
"A.R", "A.E", "R.E", "A.R.E" - varieties that combine different parts of the coin.
Degree of rarity: 1 - comes often, 2 - not come across very often, 3 - rare, 4 - seldom, 5 - a rarity.
Some varieties may not be available on this page and will be added later.


    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Nicholas II Alexandrovich (1894-1917)

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