The most common commemorative coin of the Russian Empire
. Made on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the accession to the throne of the Romanov dynasty. The obverse and reverse sides have projecting circumferentially continuous edge, inside of which there is a ring with alternating raised dots and stripes (on the front side they are much smaller). There is another option ruble with flatter image.The obverse of the coin
in the Central part of the depiction of the Small State Emblem of the Russian Empire
of the sample of 1883. The coat of arms double-headed eagle crowned with two Imperial crowns, above is the same crown, but a larger size is associated with lower crowns waving a tape of Andrew's order. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left - power. Placed on the breast the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Moscow
coat of arms surrounded by chain of the order of Saint Apostle Andrey Pervozvannogo. Lifted up on the wings of an eagle located the coats of arms of the eight kingdoms (four on each wing). On the left the arms of the kingdoms: Kazan, Polish, Tauric Chersonesos, and United in one the coats of arms of the Grand principalities of Kiev, Vladimir and Novgorod. On the right the arms of kings: Astrakhan, Siberia, Moscow and the Grand Duchy of Finland. The tail of a stylized eagle made. Under the rear foot of the horse of St. George is a mark of the engraver - "АГ" Above the coat of arms in a semicircle along the edge to the specified value "РУБЛЬ" at the bottom a semicircle of the date of the Romanov dynasty - "1613 - 1913".The reverse of the coin
in a thin ring are portraits of Nicholas II (in the foreground) and of Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich, the founder of the dynasty (in the background).
February 21 (March 6, new style), 1913, was celebrated the 300th anniversary of the accession to the throne of the first Tsar of the Romanov dynasty. The celebration lasted six months and covered the most remote part of the Empire, in honor of the holiday was given Amnesty for some prisoners, shot small debt etc. In all the cities held military parades, buildings on the Central square was decorated with portraits of emperors, held balls and festivities. Scope of the event became one of the most ambitious in the history of Russia.