1 Ruble, Russia, 1796

Description
This pattern ruble was minted in Russia in 1796 under Paul I. Paul I was Czar of Russia from 1769 until his assassination on March 12, 1801.
Obverse text: Paul I the Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia SPB
Obverse image: Portrait of Paul I.
Reverse text: Coin / ruble / 1796 / year
Reverse image: Center the Russian coat-of-arms, a two-headed eagle wearing a shield with a mounted figure of Saint George, surrounded by four crowns.
Object Name
coin
date made
1796
head of government
Paul I Emperor of Russia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .15 cm x 3.8 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/2 in
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
associated place
Russia
ID Number
NU*NU83551
catalog number
NU83551
accession number
257688
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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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