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Nicholas I, 3 roubles

Circular coin, 3 roubles, of Nicholas I, Tsar of Russia (r. 1825-55). Medal turn and reeded edge. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Double-headed eagle emblem. Reverse: Inscribed at edge in beaded rim band and at center "1829" and in Cyrillic.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed at edge in beaded band in Cyrillic and at center "1829" and Cyrillic.

Marks

Reverse: St. Petersburg mint mark in exergue.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Susan B. Dexter, through John R. Post

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Susan B. Dexter

Russian, 1829

Mint

St. Petersburg, Russia

Catalogue Raisonné

Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, Fourth Edition, p. 1062, C#177.

Accession Number

20.10

Medium or Technique

Metal; platinum

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins