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2 rubles 1722 (silver)

Original (left) and replica (right)

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Coin 2 rubles 1722 (silver)
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 1722
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1722 и ноcenturyодел XIX centuryа
Weight: 49,9 g; 31,20 g
Standard weight: 49,9 g.
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 49 mm
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 1722
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1722 и ноcenturyодел XIX centuryа
Weight: 49,9 g; 31,20 g
Standart weight: 49,9 g.
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Standart diameter: 49 mm

Description of coin 2 rubles 1722 (silver):

In 1722 an attempt was made to organize the minting of silver coins of 2 rubles in addition to already produced the gold of this denomination, but in mass production it went. In the nineteenth century, the original stamps were produced remake (pictured right), with considerably less weight (31 grams).

The circumference of the front and reverse sides of the coins have braid edging.

On the obverse is a portrait of Peter the great in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription - "ПЕТРЪ . А . ИМПЕРАТОРЪ . IСАМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ . ВСЕРОССИIСКИI"

On the reverse is the monogram of Peter I, consisting of four large letters "П" arranged in a circle and United in the upper part. Between letters diagonally placed Roman numerals "I" Opposite each letter "П"a Imperial crown. In the middle of the monogram specify the year of issue, divided into two parts - "17 22". In a circle the inscription, divided into 4 parts (starting from top) - "МОНЕТА  НОВАЯ  ЦЕНА  ДВА РУБЛИ"(letters converted basis inside).


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-4364, HE-R-2-14420.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 2 рубля:

1. 2 rubles (L) 1718
2. 2 rubles 1718
3. 2 rubles 1720
4. 2 rubles (portrait "antique shell") 1723
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    The periods of issue of the coin
    Coins of the Russian Empire (beginning of the XVIII century - 1917)
    Peter I Alexeyevich (1696-1725)

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