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Ruble 1796 (portrait)

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Shooting location: The State Hermitage Exhibition
Coin Ruble 1796 (portrait)
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1796
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1796, пробный centuryыауск
Standard weight: 24,0 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 39 mm
Edge: Threadlike
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1796
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1796, пробный centuryыауск
Standart weight: 24,0 g
Mint: SPB
Standart diameter: 39 mm
Edge: Шнуровидный

Description of coin Ruble 1796 (portrait):

The only coin with a portrait of Paul I. it is believed that the Emperor bad attitude to their appearance, so the "portrait" coins never went into circulation. Cancellations performed Karl Leberecht (symbol "CLF"in cutting the neck). There are several official remakes, one of them was stamped the cracked stamp (visible convex stripe).

On the obverse is a portrait of Emperor Paul I in profile the face to the right. In a circle along the rim the inscription - "Б.М. ПАВЕЛЪ.I.IМП.ИСАМОД.ВСЕРОСС." Under cut shoulder provided letters "CLF"(the initials of the engraver). Under the portrait letters "С.П.Б."(Saint-Petersburg).

On the coin reverse in the centre circle schematically shows the coat of arms of the Russian Empire double - headed eagle with scepter and Orb. Around on the four sides are the letters "П"with the Imperial crown above and Roman numeral "I"at the base (which means "Paul I"). On the circumference there is the inscription, divided into 4 parts - "МОНЕТА РУБЛЬ 1796 ГОДА"

On both sides of the coin is protruding around the circumference of the rim with notches.


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold


    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Pavel I Petrovich (1796-1801)

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