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Ruble 1839 "The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field"

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Coin Ruble 1839 The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1839
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1839
Weight: 20,7 g; 20,88 g
Standard weight: 20,73 g
Ligature weidht: 18 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 36 mm
Standart diameter: 36 mm
Edge: Ribbed
Ruble 1839 The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field. Edge
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 160 000  PСs..
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1839
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1839
Weight: 20,7 g; 20,88 g
Standart weight: 20,73 g
Ligature weidht: 18 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 36 mm
Standart diameter: 36 mm
Edge: Рубчатый
Открытие памятника-часовни на Бородинском поле. Edge
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 160 000  PСs..

Description of coin Ruble 1839 "The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field":

Has two versions: with indication of nominal value and without it (the second may be considered as a medal). 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 "H. GUBE. F"(Carver G. I. Lip). Head over to the Masonic symbol: the pyramid with the eye in the middle, around it the rays. At the bottom is a sword entwined with Laurel branch. On a circle the inscription: "АЛЕКСАНДРЪ ПЕРВЫЙ Б.М. ИМПЕРАТОРЪ ВСЕРОС"(Alexander I by the grace of God Emperor of all the Russias).

The reverse of the coin depicts the main monument on the Borodino field, beneath a specified value "1 РУБЛЬ" On a circle the inscription: "БОРОДИНО 26 АВГУС. 1812 Г. ОТКРЫТЪ 26 АВГУС. 1839 Г."


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-P-G-1-8741 and IT-R-G-1-8742.


In 1839, on the Borodino field is set the third monument in honor of the victory in the Patriotic war of 1812. The monument is a column with bas-reliefs, gilded head upstairs. Architect Antonio Adamini. The installation location selected battery of Rayevsky near the graves of the Bagration. In 1932, the monument was demolished, and in 1987 to the 175th anniversary of the battle recreated. Now is the main monument on Borodino field from more than 50 sites.
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 Alexander column Ruble 1834
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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