5 Rubles - Aleksandr III

Features

Issuer Russian Empire
Emperor Alexander III (1881-1894)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1886-1894
Value 5 Rubles
Currency Ruble (1700-1921)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 6.45 g
Diameter 21.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 17819
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Y# 42,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.
Fr# 168,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, United States.
Bit# 27
Vladimir Bitkin; 2003. Сводный Каталог Монет России / Часть I. 1699-1740 = Composite catalogue of Russian Coins / Volume 1. 1699-1740. Yunona-Moneta, Kiev, Ukraine.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Emperor Alexander III.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: Б.М.АЛЕКСАНДРЪ III ИМПЕРАТОРЪ И САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ ВСЕРОССIЙСКIЙ *

Translation: By God’s grace Alexander III Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia

Reverse

Two-headed eagle with a crown above. Denomination; date.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: 5 РУБЛЕЙ 1893 Г.

Translation: 5 Rubles

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Lettering: ЧИСТАГО ЗОЛОТА 1 ЗОЛОТНИКЪ 34,68 ДОЛЕЙ ( А • Г )

Translation: Pure Gold 1 zolotnik 34.68 dolyas (parts) (A G)

Mint

Saint Petersburg / Leningrad / Petrograd, Russia (1724-date)

Comments

Initials:
АГ - Apollon Grasgof

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1886 АГ 351 042 $ 625 $ 1249 14%
1887 АГ 0%
1887 АГ 3 261 003 8% Without initials in the cutting of the neck
1888 АГ 3%
1888 АГ 5 257 007 18% Without initials in the cutting of the neck
1889 АГ 11%
1889 АГ 4 200 002 $ 351 $ 432 $ 512 55% Without initials in the cutting of the neck
1890 АГ 5 600 006 $ 598 $ 1196 15%
1891 АГ 541 008 $ 2105 3%
1892 АГ 128 006 $ 3025 5% Without initials in the cutting of the neck
1893 АГ 598 008 $ 1021 5%
1894 АГ 598 007 $ 1248 9%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32441
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1886 АГ UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 1380.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232125
Lot 64684
Internet Archive
Jun 23, 2021 1886 АГ UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232010
Lot 61396
Internet Archive
Mar 4, 2020 1886 АГ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 750.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 21 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Online Auction 3082
Lot 34718
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2020 1886 АГ UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 1140.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232133
Lot 63571
Internet Archive
Aug 18, 2021 1886 АГ AU
(PCGS AU53)
USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232108
Lot 64536
Internet Archive
Feb 24, 2021 1886 АГ AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231927
Lot 61358
Internet Archive
Jul 4, 2019 1886 АГ AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 631.20
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231913
Lot 64332
Internet Archive
Nov 30, 1 BC 1886 АГ AU
(PCGS AU58)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32444
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1890 АГ UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 1320.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr IIIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Rubles - Aleksandr III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32443
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1890 АГ UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 1620.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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