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1 Ruble, Proof, Nicholas II, Russia, 1895

1 Ruble, Proof, Nicholas II, Russia, 1895

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ruble coin, proof, 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: РУБЛЬ 1895 Г.
Description
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.
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
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 2.95 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.492
accession number
281689
catalog number
68.263.492
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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