Poltina - Aleksandr I / Nikolai I

Features

Issuer Russian Empire
Emperor Alexander I (1801-1825)
Nicholas I (1825-1855)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1810-1826
Value Poltina = 50 Kopecks = 1/2 Ruble (0.5)
Currency Rouble (1700-1921)
Composition Silver (.868)
Weight 10.37 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 26901
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References C# 129
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Two-headed eagle with a crown above. Value, date.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
МОНЕТА ПОЛТИНА
П С
* 1818 *

Translation:
Coin Poltina
P S

Reverse

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
ЧИСТАГО
СЕРЕБРА
2 ЗОЛОТН.
10½ ДОЛЕЙ
С. П. Б.

Translation:
Pure Silver 2 Zolotnik 10½ parts
SPB

Edge

Smooth with inscription

Mint

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

Comments

Rulers: Aleksandr I (1801-1825), Nikolai I (1825-1855).

Initials:
ФГ - Fedor Gelman
МФ - Mikhail Fedorov
ПС - Pavel Stupitsyn
ПД - Pavel Danilov
НГ - Nikolay Grachev

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1810 СПБ ФГ 0%
1811 СПБ ФГ 90 000 1.3%
1812 СПБ МФ 448 008 3%
1813 СПБ ПС 580 000 8%
1814 СПБ МФ 662 000 10%
1814 СПБ ПС 3%
1815 СПБ МФ 1 700 000 8%
1816 СПБ МФ 270 000 1.3%
1816 СПБ ПС 6%
1817 СПБ ПС 2 820 000 14%
1818 СПБ ПС 4 250 000 26%
1819 СПБ 2 430 000 3% Without initials
1819 СПБ ПС 9%
1820 СПБ ПД 1 356 000 13%
1820 СПБ ПС 0%
1821 СПБ ПД 480 000 0%
1822 СПБ ПД 90 000 1.3%
1823 СПБ ПД 200 000 0%
1824 СПБ ПД 320 000 5%
1825 СПБ ПД 152 000 3%
1826 СПБ НГ 210 001 4%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Numista Rarity index: 56 Search tips
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Bullion value: USD 6.94 Search tips
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