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Altanic 1718 ( George)

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Coin Altanic 1718 ( George)
Nominal: 3 kopecks
Year: 1718
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1718
Weight: 1,58 g; 1,58 g
Standard weight: 1,70 g
Ligature weidht: 0,67 g
Standart diameter: 16 mm
Edge: Smooth
Metal sample: 396
Nominal: 3 kopecks
Year: 1718
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1718
Weight: 1,58 g; 1,58 g
Standart weight: 1,70 g
Ligature weidht: 0,67 g
Standart diameter: 16 mm
Edge: Гладкий
Metal sample: 396

Description of coin Altanic 1718 ( George):

In Russia the word "Altyn" was called the 6 coins "Denga", the word has Tatar roots. The concept is so firmly entrenched in the Russian language, under Peter I, it was decided to mint a coin of this value, equated with 6 free money or 3 cents. Later on Altynov refused. Coin of this type was produced in 1704, 1711 and 1713-1714 years, and in 1711-1712 and 1718 with the designation "altanic".

The front and back sides surrounded by a bezel with floral ornament (its partial absence is not a marriage).

The obverse of the coin in the middle in two lines, nominal value - "АЛТЫН  НИКЪ" above it are three raised dots arranged horizontally. At the bottom the year of issue of the old Slavonic letters ("҂АѰИI"- "1718").

The reverse of the coin depicts St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. The image is well detailed.


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-3301, IT-R-2-3305.

Varieties of alternica sample of 1718:

   
1718 (the denomination in two lines - "АЛТЫН  НИКЪ" the rider without cloak);
1718 (the denomination in two lines - "АЛТЫН  НИКЪ" rider in a cloak);
1718 (the denomination in two lines - "АЛТЫН  НИКЪ" rider in a cloak, an inverted "L".
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 3 копейки:

1. Altyn ( BC) 3 kopecks 1704
2. Altyn (BC DL) 3 kopecks 1711
3. Altanic 3 kopecks 1711
4. Altanic 3 kopecks 1712
5. Altyn 3 kopecks 1713
6. Altyn 3 kopecks 1714
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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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