Nicholas I, 3 roubles
Mint: St. Petersburg, Russia
Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, Fourth Edition, p. 1062, C#177.
Diameter and weight: 23.5 mm (15/16 in.)
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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.
Reverse: Inscribed at edge in beaded band in Cyrillic and at center "1829" and Cyrillic.
Reverse: St. Petersburg mint mark in exergue.
Gift of Mrs. Susan B. Dexter, through John R. Post
Gift of Mrs. Susan B. Dexter