Pattern 5 Rubles, Nicholas II

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Description
This pattern 5 ruble was struck in Russia in 1895, during the reign of Nicholas II, Czar from 1894-1917. The last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II was assassinated with his family by the Bolsheviks on July 17, 1918.
Obverse text: Nicholas II the Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia
Obverse image: Portrait of Nicolas II.
Reverse text: 1/3 of Imperial / 5 rubles / 1895
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
date made
1895
head of government
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 1.5 cm; 1/32 in x 19/32 in
ID Number
NU.69.128.392
accession number
286473
catalog number
69.128.392
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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