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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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Car Aleksander III, 5 Rubli 1885, Petersburg Aw.: Pod koroną dwugłowy orzeł carski u dołu inicjały A-GRw.: Nominał i data. Rzadki, ostatni rocznik bicia złotej 5 rublówki typu napisowego. Patyna. Uszkodzenia obrzeża. Friedberg. 165; Bitkin. 8

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Car Aleksander II, 5 rubli 1873, Petersburg Aw.: Pod koroną dwugłowy orzeł carski, u dołu inicjały N-IRw.: Napisy, nominał i data. Friedberg. 163; Bitkin. 21

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Russian Coins & Medals from Other Properties Alexander III, 1881-1894. 5 Roubles 1885, St. Petersburg Mint, AГ. 6.52g. Bitkin 8. Choice uncirculated. 5 рублей 1885, СПб МД, AГ. 6.52г. Биткин 8. Состояние исключительно превосходное.

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Russian Coins & Medals from Other Properties Alexander II, 1855-1881. 5 Roubles 1863, St. Petersburg Mint, MИ. 6.54 g. Bitkin 9. Choice brilliant uncirculated. 5 рублей 1863, СПб МД, MИ. 6.54 г. Биткин 9. Состояние исключительно безупречно превосходное.

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RUSSLAND Alexander III. 1881-1894. 5 Rubel 1884, St. Petersburg. 6.55 g. Bitkin 5. Fr. 165. Selten Rv. Kr. Vorzüglich.

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RUSSLAND Alexander II. 1855-1881. 5 Rubel 1877, St. Petersburg. 6.52 g. Bitkin 25. Fr. 163. Kl. Kr. Vorzüglich-gutes vorzüglich.
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