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Ruble, Nicholas II

Ruble, Nicholas II

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This ruble was struck in Russia in 1895, during the reign of Nicholas II who ruled from 1894-1917. Last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II was assassinated with his family by the Bolsheviks on July 17, 1918.
Obverse text: Nicholas II the Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia
Obverse image: Bust of Nicholas II
Reverse text: Ruble / 1895 y.
Reverse image: Center the Russian coat-of-arms, a two-headed eagle wearing a shield with a mounted figure of Saint George. Imperial crowns on each eagle head stands for the unity and sovereignty of Russia, the orb and scepter grasped in the eagle's toes are traditional heraldic symbols.
Currently not on view
date made
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: .25 cm x 2.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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