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18 pennies 1759. Description, varieties

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Coin 18 pennies 1759. Varieties, detailed description
Nominal: 18 pennies
Year: 1759
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1759
Weight: 5,61 g; 6,29 g
Standard weight: 5,85 g
Ligature weidht: 2,92 g
Mint: Königsberg (Prussia)
Standart diameter: 23 mm
Edge: Threadlike
Metal sample: 500
Nominal: 18 pennies
Year: 1759
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1759
Weight: 5,61 g; 6,29 g
Standart weight: 5,85 g
Ligature weidht: 2,92 g
Mint: Königsberg (Prussia)
Standart diameter: 23 mm
Edge: Шнуровидный
Metal sample: 500

Description of coin 18 pennies 1759:

18 pennies were issued in the years 1759-1761. In 1759 there were 4 varieties in subsequent years without the species.


In 1758 during the Seven years war, Russia withdrew the capital of Prussia, Konigsberg and its surrounding area. In a year there was established the minting with Russian symbols and inscriptions in the local language. In 1762, the territory was again ceded to Prussia, and coin production was stopped.


The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-7830 and IT-R-2-7835.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Varieties:

Symbols used in the description of varieties
№ 1 Type: A
18 pennies 1759. The words

The words "ELISABETHA ... ROSS", the head is large

№ 1 Type: A
18 pennies 1759. The words


On the front side around the portrait the inscription: "ELISAБETHA ... ROSS" the head is large, the crown comes to the label.

Degree of rarity: 5.



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№ 2 Type: A

The words "ELISABETHA ... RUSS", the head small

№ 2 Type: A


On the front side around the portrait the inscription: "ELISAБETHA ... RUSS" the head is smaller, the crown does not reach the label.

Degree of rarity: 2.



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№ 3 Type: A

The words "ELISABETHA ... RUSSIAE", short neck

№ 3 Type: A


On the front side around the portrait the inscription: "ELISAБETHA ... RUSSIAE" the neck is very short, the head almost blends with the chest.

Degree of rarity: 3.



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№ 4 Type: A

The words "ELISABETHA ... RUSSIAE", long neck

№ 4 Type: A


On the front side around the portrait the inscription: "ELISAБETHA ... RUSSIAE" the neck is of normal size.

Degree of rarity: 4.



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Types: "A" - a kind of obverse; "R" - kind of the reverse; "E" - a kind of edge;
"A.R", "A.E", "R.E", "A.R.E" - varieties that combine different parts of the coin.
Degree of rarity: 1 - comes often, 2 - not come across very often, 3 - rare, 4 - seldom, 5 - a rarity.
Some varieties may not be available on this page and will be added later.

Information about other coins in denominations of 18 грошей:

1. 18 pennies 1760
2. 18 pennies 1761
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