1899 Crown Size Silver Coin One Ruble or Rouble From Russia Nicholas II Emperor Beautiful Fine or Much Better
Description: A nice fine to very fine crown size silver coin from Russia. This is the 1899 Ruble or Rouble coin showing the bust of Czar Nicholas II facing left on the obverse. Nicholas II was the last Emperor of Russia and reigned from 1894 until 1917, when he was forced to abdicate during the Russian Bolshevik revolution. The reverse depicts the crowned double headed imperial eagle having the date 1899 at its feet with inscription in Cyrillic surrounding both the emperor's bust on the obverse and the eagle on the reverse. The edge of the coin is also marked with Cyrillic inscription and has two stars for mint mark making the coin KM Y59.1 weighs ~19.8 grams of 90%25 Silver and is ~33.5 mm in diameter. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This is a Ruble, weighs ~19.8 grams and is ~33.5 mm in diameter.
References: It is K number Y# 59.1.
Condition: I would grade this coin as a good fine to almost very fine, may be even better. The coin has honest wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. It shows light gray toning and wear to the high points especially on the reverse to the chest of the eagle. The reverse shows more wear than the obverse. The coin also has scratches to the surface as well as bag marks throughout. Be that as it may, this is a nice coin to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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