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Double Ducat 1701

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Coin Double Ducat  1701
Year: 1701
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1701
Weight: 6,95 g
Standard weight: 6,94 g
Ligature weidht: 6,72 g
Standart diameter: 27 mm
Edge: Smooth
Metal sample: 969
Mint: Kadashevsky Dvor (Moscow)
Year: 1701
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 1701
Weight: 6,95 g
Standart weight: 6,94 g
Ligature weidht: 6,72 g
Standart diameter: 27 mm
Edge: Гладкий
Metal sample: 969
Mint: Kadashevsky Dvor (Moscow)

Description of coin Double Ducat 1701:

The coins had a fixed value, their weight was equal to Hungarian ducats (the first time the coins just minted). During the reign of Peter I double the coins were issued in 1701-1702 and 1714 with portraits of 3 types, which the king was portrayed at different ages. Coin 1701 has varieties minted stamp for gold pieces, so the picture is smaller than on later releases.

On the obverse is a portrait of Peter the Great in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts - "ЦРЬ ПЕТРЪ  АЛЕSIЕВIЧ"(it stands for "Tsar Peter Alexeyevich").

The reverse depicts the coat of arms of Russia in the early XVIII century: the double-headed eagle with the lifted wings, crowned by two Imperial crowns, above the same crown but larger. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left power. On the eagle's breast shield with the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. At the bottom under the horizontal line indicate the year of minting of the old Slavonic letters ("҂АѰА"- "1701"). In a circle the inscription - "САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ    ВСЕЯ  РWССIИ"

The circumference of the front and back sides of the coin there is an edge, consisting of small raised dots (may be partially or completely absent).


The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum, with a room HE-R-AZ-176.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of :

1. Ducat
2. Ducat  1701
3. Double Ducat  1702
4. Ducat  1702
5. Ducat ( "ПОВЕЛIТЕЛЬ" 1703
6. Ducat ( "САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ" 1703
7. Bortovoy sign 1705
8. Bortovoy sign 1705
9. Ducat  1706
10. Ducat ( ILL) 1707
11. Ducat (G LL) 1710
12. Ducat (LL) 1710
13. Ducat (maps of the seas) 1710
14. Ducat 1711
15. Ducat (G DL) 1712
16. Ducat (DL) 1712
17. Ducat (G DL) 1713
18. Ducat (DL) 1713
19. Ducat 1714
20. Double Ducat 1714
21. Ducat (Latin inscription) 1716
22. 2 rubles (Latin inscription) 1718
23. 2 rubles (the title "Emperor") 1721
24. 2 rubles (the title "king") 1721
25. 2 rubles 1722
26. 2 rubles (the portrait of the "in LVL") 1723
27. 2 rubles 1724
28. 2 rubles 1725
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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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