50 Kopeks, Russia, 1895

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Description
This coin worth 50 kopeks was struck in Russia in 1895, by Nicholas II who ruled from 1894-1917. Last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II was assassinated with his family by the Bolsheviks on July 17, 1918.
Obverse image: bust of Nicholas II
Reverse image: Center the Russian coat-of-arms, a two-headed eagle wearing a shield with a mounted figure of Saint George. Imperial crowns on each eagle head stands for the unity and sovereignty of Russia, the orb and scepter grasped in the eagle's toes are traditional heraldic symbols.
date made
1895
ruler
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .2 cm x 2.2 cm; 3/32 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.496
catalog number
68.263.496
accession number
281689
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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