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12 Poltina, Catherine I, Russia, 1726

1/2 Poltina, Catherine I, Russia, 1726

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 poltina coin, Catherine I
Russia, 1726
Obverse Image: Four (4) stamped images of the double-headed eagle.
Obverse Text: ПЕНА / НОЛПОЛТІНЬІ / 1726 / ЕКАТЕРІНЬ / БᴕРXЬ
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Description
Square shaped copper plates like this one were issued in Russia from 1725 to 1727. They were a variety of sizes and contained enough copper to be of similar value to the silver coins.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate money
coin
date made
1726
ruler
Catherine I
political area
Russia
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 9.8 cm x.6 cm; 3 27/32 in x 3 27/32 in x 1/4 in
ID Number
NU.NU62756
catalog number
NU62756
accession number
228217
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
subject
Mikhailovich
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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