25 Rubles, Alexander II

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This coin worth 25 rubles was minted in 1876 by Alexander II. Czar from 1855-1881. He was affectionately known as The Liberator because of his Emancipation Manifesto.
Obverse text: 25 Rubles / 1876 / SPB / 7 zlotn. / 3 shares of pure gold
Obverse image: No obverse image.
Reverse text: No reverse inscription.
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.
Currently not on view
date made
head of government
Alexander II Emperor of Russia
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya, St. Petersburg
associated place
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 28 mm; 1 3/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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