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5 rubles - Proimperial 1896

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Coin 5 rubles - Proimperial 1896
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1896
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1896
Standard weight: 6,45 g.
Ligature weidht: 5,805 g
Mint: Saint-Petersburg
Standart diameter: 21,3 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 36 PСs.ук
Edge: Inscription: "ЧИСТАГО ЗОЛОТА 1 ЗОЛОТНИК 34,68 ДОЛЕЙ (А.Г)"
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1896
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1896
Standart weight: 6,45 g.
Ligature weidht: 5,805 g
Mint: Saint-Petersburg
Standart diameter: 21,3 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 36 PСs.ук
Edge: Inscription: "ЧИСТАГО ЗОЛОТА 1 ЗОЛОТНИК 34,68 ДОЛЕЙ (А.Г)"

Description of coin 5 rubles - Proimperial 1896:

Monetary reform 1895-1898 years implied a reduction of the weight of gold coins in half. To avoid popular unrest, it was planned to continue the coinage of full-bodied coins, but denominations of the notes (the word "Imperial" has long been called gold 10 rubles). In the future of these coins refused. Were minted a total of 72 pieces (in 1895-1896 for 36 each year).

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. Around the emblem there is a rim of points. In the outer part of the reverse at the top in a semicircle, nominal value - "ПОЛУИМПЕРIАЛЪ" at the bottom of a half circle "5 РУБЛЕЙ ЗОЛОТОМЪ 1896 Г." The inscriptions are separated with stylized flowers.


Shown here are specimens from the Museum of the Goznak "History of money" Saint-Petersburg mint.
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 рублей:

1. 5 rubles - Proimperial 1895
2. 5 rubles (AG) 1897
3. 5 rubles (smooth edge) 1897
4. 5 rubles (AG) 1898
5. 5 rubles (smooth edge) 1898
6. 5 rubles (EB) 1899
7. 5 rubles (FZ) 1899
8. 5 rubles (smooth edge) 1899
9. 5 rubles (FZ) 1900
10. 5 rubles (FZ) 1901
11. 5 rubles (AR) 1901
12. 5 rubles (AR) 1902
13. 5 rubles (AR) 1903
14. 5 rubles (AR) 1904
15. 5 rubles (EB) 1906
16. 5 rubles (EB) 1907
17. 5 rubles (EB) 1909
18. 5 rubles (smooth edge) 1909
19. 5 rubles (EB) 1910
20. 5 rubles (EB) 1911
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    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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