1 Ruble, Russia, 1796

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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.
date made
head of government
Paul I Emperor of Russia
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
associated place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: .15 cm x 3.8 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History