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2 rubles 1723 (portrait "antique shell")

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Coin 2 rubles 1723 (portrait antique shell)
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 1723
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1723
Weight: 4,07 g; 4,1 g
Standard weight: 4,1 g
Ligature weidht: 3,2 g
Standart diameter: 20 mm
Edge: Patterned
2 rubles 1723 (portrait antique shell). Edge
Metal sample: 781
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 1723
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1723
Weight: 4,07 g; 4,1 g
Standart weight: 4,1 g
Ligature weidht: 3,2 g
Standart diameter: 20 mm
Edge: Узорчатый
2 рубля (портрет в античных доспехах). Edge
Metal sample: 781

Description of coin 2 rubles 1723 (portrait "antique shell"):

The coin of this denomination with the portrait of Peter I in clothes reminiscent of ancient armor and the title of "Emperor", was produced in the years 1723-1725. The circumference of the front and back sides of the coin there is the relief of Kant (may be partially or completely absent).

On the obverse is a portrait of Peter the great in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription (starting at the top) - "ПЕТРЪ • А • IМПЕРАТ • I САМОДЕР • ВСЕРОСИСКИ •"(stands for "Peter, Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia").

On the reverse in full growth depicts the Apostle Andrew against the background of the cross with his outstretched right hand. The Holy stands on a base made in the form of a rectangle. In a circle there are inscriptions (starting from below): "23 МОНЕТА НОВА ЦЕНА ДВА РУБЛI 17"(denomination and date of issue, divided into two parts).


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-AZ-349 and IT-R-AZ-1300.
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 (silver) 1722
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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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