2 Rubles, Catherine I, Russia, 1726

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 ruble coin, novodel, Catherine I

Description (Brief)

Russia, 1726

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Right-facing portrait of Catherine I.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: ЕКАІЕРLНА / ІМПІЕРАТРІІІА / ІСАМОДЕРЖИЦА / RCБКОС [Catherine 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: 1726 / МОНЕТА / НОВА / ДВА / РУБЛИ / СП / I I / P [Two rubles / 1726 / new coin]

This 2 ruble novodel was minted in 1726 during the reign of Catherine I who ruled as Empress of Russia from 1725 to her death in 1727.

Date Made: 1726

Head Of Government: Catherine I

Place Made: RussiaAssociated Place: Russia

Subject: Mikhailovich

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

Exhibition: The Value of Money

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Related Publication: Feingold, Ellen R.. Value of Money, The

Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU62723Accession Number: 228217Catalog Number: NU62723

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 4.5 cm; 3/32 in x 1 25/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c30a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_947941

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