Family 1 1/2 Ruble, Nicholas I

Minted in Russia in 1836, this family one and one-half ruble was issued during the reign of Nicholas I. Married to Charlotte (Alexandra Fedorovna) of Prussia, Nicholas I ruled from 1825 to his death on March 2, 1855. He led the Russian army unsuccessfully in the Crimean War, but helped defeat the Ottoman Empire in the Russo-Turkish War (1828-29). Under his rule, the Russian Empire spanned over 7.7 million square miles.
Obverse text: 1 ½ of ruble / 10 zlot. / 1836
Obverse image: Portrait of Nicholas I
Reverse text: No reverse inscription.
Reverse image: Portrait of Nicholas I
Object Name
date made
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: .25 cm x 3.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
The Value of Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Paul A. Straub
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