1/2 Poltina, Anna, Russia, 1730

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1/2 poltina coin, Anna

Description (Brief)

Russia, 1730

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Bust of Anna facing right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: БМ / АННАIМПЕРАТРИЦАIСАМОДЕРЖВСЕРОСИСКАЯ [Anna the Empress and Autocrat of all Russia]

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Russian Empire coat-of-arms, a double-headed eagle grasping an orb and scepter in its talons.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1730 [Half Poltina]

This half poltina coin was minted in 1730 during the reign of Anna Ivanovna, who took the throne after Peter II's death in 1730. Anna ruled Russia from 1730-1740.

Date Made: 1730

Ruler: Anna

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Russia

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Russian Coins and Jetons, Coins, Currency and Medals, Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection

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Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU62860Catalog Number: NU62860Accession Number: 228217

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 25.5 mm; 1 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-c228-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1440112

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