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15 Rubles, Pattern, Nicholas II, Russia, 1895

15 Rubles, Pattern, Nicholas II, Russia, 1895

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One (1) 15 ruble coin, pattern, Nicholas II
Russia, 1895
Obverse Image: Portrait of Nicholas II facing left.
Obverse Text: Б.М.НИКОЛАЙ II ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОСС. [Nicholas II the Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia]
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.
Reverse Text: [Imperial / 15 Rubles / 1895]
Description
This pattern 15 ruble coin was struck in Russia in 1895, under 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1895
head of government
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
place made
Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.15 cm x 2.2 cm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.69.128.394
accession number
286473
catalog number
69.128.394
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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