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Nicholas I, 3 roubles

Russian
1829


Mint: St. Petersburg, Russia

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 23.5 mm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.10

Medium or Technique

Metal; platinum

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Coins

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.

Markings

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