1 Ruble, Proof, Nicholas II, Russia, 1895

Description (Brief):

One (1) ruble coin, proof, Nicholas II

Description (Brief)

Russia, 1895

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of Nicholas II facing left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС. [Nicholas II the Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia]

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Center the Russian coat-of-arms, a double-headed eagle wearing a shield with a mounted figure (Saint George), the imperial crowns on each head stand for the unity and sovereignty of Russia, the orb and scepter grasped in the eagle's talons are traditional heraldic symbols.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: РУБЛЬ 1895 Г.

This proof ruble was struck in Russia in 1895, during the reign of Nicholas II who ruled from 1894 - 1917. The last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II was assassinated with his family by the Bolsheviks on July 17, 1918.

Date Made: 1895

Head Of Government: Nicholas II Emperor of Russia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: RussiaAssociated Place: 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.68.263.492Accession Number: 281689Catalog Number: 68.263.492

Object Name: coinOther Terms: coin; proof

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 2.95 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-b8ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_947282

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