25 Rubles, Pattern, Russia, 1896

25 Rubles, Pattern, Russia, 1896

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One (1) 25 ruble coin, Nicholas II
Russia, 1896
Obverse Image: Left-facing portrait of Nicholas II.
Obverse Text: Б / M / NИКOЛАИ / II / ИМПЕРАТОРЪ / И / САМОДЕРКЕЦЪ / BCEPOCC. [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: 2 ½ ИМПSPIБЯБ / 25 РУбЛSЙ 30 ЯОТОМЪ / 1896 Г. [Imperial 2 ½ / 25 rubles in gold / 1896]
Description
This pattern 25 ruble coin was struck in Russia 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.
Object Name
coin
date made
1896
head of government
Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
place made
Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.25 cm x 2.9 cm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.69.128.403
accession number
286473
catalog number
69.128.403
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
subject
Mikhailovich
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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