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Ruble 1859 "The opening of the monument to Nicholas I"

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Coin Ruble 1859 The opening of the monument to Nicholas I
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1859
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1859
Weight: 20,79 g; 20,66 g
Standard weight: 20,73 g
Ligature weidht: 18,0 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 35,5 mm; 35,5 mm
Standart diameter: 35,5 г
Edge: Smooth
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 50 118
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1859
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1859
Weight: 20,79 g; 20,66 g
Standart weight: 20,73 g
Ligature weidht: 18,0 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 35,5 mm; 35,5 mm
Standart diameter: 35,5 г
Edge: Гладкий
Metal sample: 868
Volume of issue: 50 118

Description of coin Ruble 1859 "The opening of the monument to Nicholas I":

On the front and the reverse of the coin features a speaker on a circle of Kant. There are six varieties of the original flat stamping, relief stamping, without indication of nominal value, copper value, the copper of no par value and in gold, without par value.

The obverse of the coin depicts a portrait of Emperor Nicholas I in profile, face to the left. In cutting the neck set graver - "А. ЛЯЛИН"(the original coin). On a circle the inscription: "НИКОЛАЙ I ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОССIИС."

On the coin reverse there is the image of the monument to Nicholas I on St. Isaac's square in St. Petersburg, under the inscription "РУБЛЬ"between the two points. To the left of the monument in a semi-circle up from the bottom the inscription - "ИЮНЯ 25 ДНЯ" right, top to bottom is also a half circle "1859 ГОДА" On a circle the inscription: "НИКОЛАЙ I ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОССIИС."


The photo shows the instances of exhibitions of the State Hermitage ", the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire", having a number-R-G-1-12024 and IT-R-2-12945.


Monument to Nicholas I was created between 1856 and 1859 by the architect A. Montferrand. Massive equestrian statue weighing 21 tons (work of P. K. Klodt) is set on a high stone pedestal with four bas-reliefs and allegorical sculptures representing the power, wisdom, justice and faith (sculptor - R. K. salemann). This is the first in Europe dedicated to the horse sculpture rests only on the hind legs, which gives a special ease and rapidity.
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. The opening of the memorial chapel at Borodino field Ruble 1839
4. Marriage Of Alexander Nikolayevich, "Wedding" Ruble 1841
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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