25 Rubles, Alexander II

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1876
head of government
Alexander II Emperor of Russia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 mm; 1 3/32 in
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya, St. Petersburg
associated place
Russia
ID Number
NU*69.128.153
catalog number
69.128.153
accession number
286473
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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