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Ruble 1896 "The coronation of Nicholas II"

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Coin Ruble 1896 The coronation of Nicholas II
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1896
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1896
Weight: 20,05 g; 20,01 g
Standard weight: 20,0 g
Ligature weidht: 18,0 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 34,0 mm; 34,0 mm
Standart diameter: 34 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 190 845
Edge: The inscription "ЧИСТАГО СЕРЕБРА 4 ЗОЛОТНИКА 21 ДОЛЯ А.Г"
Nominal: Ruble
Year: 1896
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1896
Weight: 20,05 g; 20,01 g
Standart weight: 20,0 g
Ligature weidht: 18,0 g
Mint: Saint Petersburg
Diameter: 34,0 mm; 34,0 mm
Standart diameter: 34 mm
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 190 845
Edge: The inscription "ЧИСТАГО СЕРЕБРА 4 ЗОЛОТНИКА 21 ДОЛЯ А.Г"

Description of coin Ruble 1896 "The coronation of Nicholas II":

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

The obverse of the coin depicts a portrait of Emperor Nicholas II in profile, face to the left. On a circle the inscription: top - "Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС" below - "КОРОНОВАНЪ в МОСКВЕ 1896 Г."(labels separated by five-pointed stars).

On the coin reverse in the centre is a symbol of Imperial power: the crossed scepter and sword, the center of power, the top is the Imperial crown with ribbon Andreevsky order. Upstairs semicircular inscription - "РУБЛЬ" on the sides of the Bay (left) and oak (right) branches connected at the bottom with tape.


The photo shows the instances of exhibitions of the State Hermitage ", the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire", having a number-R-2-13593 and IT-R-G-1-13609.


Nicholas II, son of Alexander III, ascended the throne on October 21 (November 3 new style), 1894. The coronation took place a year and a half, in may, 1896. Traditionally the event was held at the Cathedral square of the Moscow Kremlin. The Emperor and his wife Alexandra (married 3 weeks after the beginning of the reign) came out of the faceted chamber, down through the Red gate and went to the Uspensky Cathedral, where the procedure of confirmation. This was the last coronation in the history of Russia and the largest. On Khodynka field was organized folk festivals with free distribution of food. There was a stampede, which according to different data were lost from 2 to 4 thousand people. This event some people said it was a bad omen and associate it with further turmoil in the country.
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. The opening of the monument to Nicholas I Ruble 1859
6. Coronation of Alexander III Ruble 1883
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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