2 Rubles, Catherine I, Russia, 1726

2 Rubles, Catherine I, Russia, 1726

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 ruble coin, novodel, Catherine I
Russia, 1726
Obverse Image: Right-facing portrait of Catherine I.
Obverse Text: ЕКАІЕРLНА / ІМПІЕРАТРІІІА / ІСАМОДЕРЖИЦА / RCБКОС [Catherine the Empress and Autocrat of all Russia]
Reverse Image: Russian Empire coat-of-arms, a double-headed eagle grasping an orb and scepter in its talons.
Reverse Text: 1726 / МОНЕТА / НОВА / ДВА / РУБЛИ / СП / I I / P [Two rubles / 1726 / new coin]
Description
This 2 ruble novodel was minted in 1726 during the reign of Catherine I who ruled as Empress of Russia from 1725 to her death in 1727.
Object Name
coin
date made
1726
head of government
Catherine I
place made
Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 4.5 cm; 3/32 in x 1 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU62723
accession number
228217
catalog number
NU62723
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
subject
Mikhailovich
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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