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The Sestroretsk ruble 1771 (small diameter). Description, varieties

A diameter of about 70 mm, the inscription on the edge

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Coin The Sestroretsk ruble 1771 (small diameter). Varieties, detailed description
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1771
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1770-1771
Standard weight: 1021 g
Mint: Sestroretsk
Standart diameter: 72,5 mm
Standart thickness: 26 mm
Edge: The inscription in cursive script "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА" between words, three vertical dots
Nominal: 1 ruble
Year: 1771
Metal: Copper
Period of issue: 1770-1771
Standart weight: 1021 g
Mint: Sestroretsk
Standart diameter: 72,5 mm
Standart thickness: 26 mm
Edge: The inscription in cursive script "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА" between words, three vertical dots

Description of coin The Sestroretsk ruble 1771 (small diameter):

On the front side is a two-headed eagle with shield on breast, in which the date of issue "1771". In a circle a wreath of Laurel leaves.

On the flip side , nominal value in words in two lines: "МОНЕТА РУБЛЬ" upstairs the Imperial crown. In a circle a wreath of Laurel leaves.

Wide field-of-GURT is a complicated inscription in cursive script: "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА"


In the years 1770-1778 in Russia was conducted in an attempt to establish a coinage of copper rubles, which was planned to be used for the exchange of paper Bank notes. Instead of coins-plat the time of Catherine II new rubles had to have a round shape and all the signs of real coins. Production was carried out at the Sestroretsk factory in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, as a raw material used in the old guns. Mugs for coins were cut out of the copper cylinder, which was labor-intensive. On both sides of the workpiece was applied to the stigma of specially created for this stamp. There are three authentic versions of "Sestroretsky" rubles with the date "1770" and "1771", two official remake, and a number of fakes and copies.

In 1776 also conducted in an attempt to establish a right to issue ruble using workpieces with a diameter of 101 mm and a thickness of 15 mm, there is only one surviving copy with the date "1771". Besides, this stamp was used for the coinage of silver "Pugachev" ruble, their purpose and authenticity is still not installed.


The pictures 3-D model of the ruble in the Hermitage collection is presented in the Museum of the Goznak St. Petersburg mint.
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.R.E

The inscription on the edge, trial edition

№ 1 Type: A.R.E


On the edge inscription: "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА" Released in 1770-1771. A diameter of about 72 mm.



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№ 2 Type: A.R.E

The inscription on the edge, replica

№ 2 Type: A.R.E


On the edge inscription: "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА" The official remake, made at the mint in the nineteenth century. Has minor differences drawing. A diameter of about 72 mm.



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№ 3 Type: A.R.E

The pattern on the edge, replica

№ 3 Type: A.R.E


On the edge pattern, composed of ovals and semi-circles (taken from "Simanovskogo of the ruble"). The official remake, made at the mint in the nineteenth century. A diameter of about 72 mm.



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№ 4 Type: A.R.E

Fake

№ 4 Type: A.R.E


Fake pre-revolutionary times, there are many variants, differing in small details and lettering. Some done very roughly. On the edge inscription: "СЕТРОРЕЦКАГО МОНЕТНАГОДВОРА" A diameter of about 72 mm.



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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 1 рубль:

1. The ruble Plata 1 ruble 1725
2. The ruble Plata 1 ruble 1726
3. The Sestroretsk ruble (small diameter) 1 ruble 1770
4. The Sestroretsk ruble ("Simonovski") 1 ruble 1771
5. The ruble of Emperor Constantine 1 ruble 1825
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