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Ruble 1834 "The opening of the Alexander column"

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Coin Ruble 1834 The opening of the Alexander column
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1834
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1834
Weight: 20,7 g; 20,75 g
Standard weight: 20,75 g
Ligature weidht: 18 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 36 mm
Standart diameter: 36 mm
Edge: Ribbed
Ruble 1834 The opening of the Alexander column. Edge
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 15 000 PСs..
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1834
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1834
Weight: 20,7 g; 20,75 g
Standart weight: 20,75 g
Ligature weidht: 18 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 36 mm
Standart diameter: 36 mm
Edge: Рубчатый
Открытие Александровской колонны. Edge
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 15 000 PСs..

Description of coin Ruble 1834 "The opening of the Alexander column":

The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding around the circumference of the rim with inward-facing teeth.

On the obverse is a portrait of Emperor Alexander I in profile, face to the right. On the cut of the neck the signature of the engraver "GUBE . F ."(Carver A. I. Lip) of the circumference: "АЛЕКСАНДРЪ ПЕРВЫЙ Б.М. ИМПЕРАТОРЪ ВСЕРОС"(Alexander I by the grace of God Emperor of all the Russias).

The reverse of the coin depicts Alexander column on Palace square in St. Petersburg, under it, nominal value - "1 . РУБЛЬ" Left a semicircle along the edge in two lines the inscription: "АЛЕКСАНДРУ ПЕРВОМУ" also to the right in two lines - "БЛАГОДАРНАЯ РОССIЯ.1834"


The photo shows the pieces from the exhibition "the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire" the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-15255 and IT-R-2-15256.


In 1834 in the square near the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg is established the monument to Alexander Petrosa, which became a masterpiece of that time. Is a monolithic granite column weighing 600 tons, mounted on a square pedestal with bas-reliefs, on top is a bronze sculpture of an angel. Architect Auguste Montferrand. The prototype for the monument was the vendôme column in Paris, and she, in turn, made according to the example of Trajan's column in Rome. The Alexander column above all his predecessors. The most difficult task was the delivery from quarries in the vicinity of Vyborg granite blocks, which were carved from rocks and processed on the spot. Shipping was by water, and the installation worked 2 thousand people. Final polishing is made on the spot.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of Рубль:

1. For the participants of the Palace revolution Ruble 1762
2. The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field Ruble 1839
3. Marriage Of Alexander Nikolayevich, "Wedding" Ruble 1841
4. The opening of the monument to Nicholas I Ruble 1859
5. Coronation of Alexander III Ruble 1883
6. The coronation of Nicholas II Ruble 1896
7. The opening of the monument to Alexander II in the Moscow Kremlin Ruble 1898
8. The opening of the monument to Alexander III Ruble 1912
9. The 100th anniversary of the Patriotic war of 1812 Ruble 1912
10. The 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty Ruble 1913
11. The 200th anniversary of the battle of Gangut Ruble 1914
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