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1873, Russia, Emperor Alexander II.  Gold 5 Roubles Coin.


Mint Year: 1873
Denomination: Gold 5 Roubles
Mint Place: St. Petersburg (С.П.Б.)
Mint Master: Nicholai Iossa (H-I, 1848-1877)
Reference: Friedberg 163, Bitkin 22, KM-B26. R!

Material: Gold (.917)

Weight: 6.54gm


Obverse: Large value numeral (5), flanked by rosettes. Denomination (“ROUBLES”), arabesques, date (1873) and mint initials (С.П.Б.) below.
Legend: "* PURE GOLD 1 ZOLOTNIK 39 DOLS"



Reverse:
Large crown above crowned double headed eagle, holding imperial scepter and orb. Mint master`s H-I initials below.


Alexander II (Russian: Алекса́ндр II Никола́евич, tr. Aleksandr II Nikolaevich;  29 April [O.S. 17 April] 1818 in Moscow – 13 March [O.S. 1 March] 1881 in Saint Petersburg) was the Emperor of Russia from 2 March 1855 until his assassination in 1881. He was also the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Finland.


Alexander’s most significant reform as emperor was emancipation of Russia’s serfs in 1861, for which he is known as Alexander the Liberator.   The tsar was responsible for other reforms, including reorganizing the   judicial system, setting up elected local judges, abolishing corporal   punishment, promoting local self-government through the zemstvo system, imposing universal military service, ending some privileges of the nobility, and promoting university education.


In foreign policy, Alexander sold Alaska to the United States in 1867, fearing the remote colony would fall into   British hands if there were another war. He sought peace, moved away   from bellicose France when Napoleon III fell in 1871, and in 1872 joined   with Germany and Austria in the League of the Three Emperors that stabilized the European situation. Despite his otherwise pacific   foreign policy, he fought a brief war with Turkey in 1877–78, pursued   further expansion into Siberia and the Caucasus, and conquered Turkestan. Although disappointed by the results of the Congress of Berlin in 1878, Alexander abided by that agreement. Among his greatest domestic challenges was an uprising in Poland in 1863,   to which he responded by stripping that land of its separate   constitution and incorporating it directly into Russia. Alexander was   proposing additional parliamentary reforms to counter the rise of   nascent revolutionary and anarchistic movements when he was assassinated   in 1881.

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Russia. 5 рублей 1865 года. СПБ-АС. Золото. Уздеников 0248(•). Биткин 11. NGC MS 65. Великолепный коллекционный экземпляр. Горящий переливающийся штемпельный блеск на поле. Безупречно-превосходный чёткий рельеф. Редка в подобном высоком состоянии. По данным NGC и PCGS только 3 монеты получили с ...

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Russia. 5 рублей 1860 года. СПБ-ПФ. Золото. Уздеников 0246(•). Биткин 9. NGC MS 65. Исключительно высокая сохранность для монет достоинством 5 рублей данного года чекана. Состояние безупречно-превосходное с полным штемпельным блеском на поле. Великолепный чёткий матовый рельеф. Крайне редка в п ...

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5 рублей 1873 года. СПБ-НI. Золото, 6,59 г. Уздеников 0262(•). Биткин 21. MS 63. Выдающийся по сохранности экземпляр с горящим переливающимся штемпельным блеском на поле. Russia

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Russia Russia. 5 rubles 1856 ?-?, Petersburg, NGC MS63 Waga/Weight: , Metal: Au, Średnica/diameter: 22,0 mm, Stan zachowania/condition: MS63 Aw.: Dwugłowy orzeł rosyjski pod carską koroną. U dołu inicjały ?-?Rw.: Nominał, napisy i data 1856 Literatura/literature:Friedberg 163; Bitkin 2; Schl. 113

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Russia Alexander II. 5 rubles 1877, Petersburg Waga/Weight: 6,50 g, Metal: Au, Średnica/diameter: 22,60 mm, Stan zachowania/grade: 2 Aw.: Dwugłowy orzeł rosyjski pod carską koroną, u dołu inicjały N-I Rw.: Nominał, napisy i data 1877 Bardzo ładny egzemplarz. Ryski. Friedberg 163 Bitkin 25

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Russia 5 rubles 1865 AS, Petersburg Waga/Weight: 6,55 g, Metal: Au, Średnica/diameter: 22,60 mm, Stan zachowania/grade: 1- Aw.: Dwugłowy orzeł rosyjski pod carską koroną, u dołu inicjały A-S Rw.: Nominał, napisy i data 1865 Piękny egzemplarz. Niewielki uszkodzenie obrzeża. Friedberg 163 Bit ...
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