1/2 Poltina, Russia, 1710

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One (1) 1/2 poltina coin

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Russia, 1710

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Obverse Image: Left facing bust of Peter the Great wearing a laurel crown.

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Obverse Text: АЛЕѮІЕ ІІ / ИЧЋ / ЏР / ЏР / ПЕІРЋ

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Reverse Image: Double headed eagle with wings outstretched, crown between the two heads, an orb and scepter in each of its claws.

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Reverse Text: ПОАЋТИННІКЋ / 1710

Before becoming Emperor of Russia in 1721, Peter I ruled as Tsar of Russia from 1682. This 1/2 poltina coin portrays him wearing a laurel crown.

Date Made: 1710

Place Made: Russia

Subject: Mikhailovich


See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection

Exhibition: The Value of Money

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU61483Accession Number: 210914Catalog Number: NU61483

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 2.9 cm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-21b9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1518925

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