RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Nikolai II Aleksandrovich.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1610. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1894-1917. AR Rouble (20.01 g, 12h). Coronation issue. Sankt-Peterburg (St. Petersburg) mint; Apollon Grasgov, mintmaster. Dated 1896. Б. M. HИKOЛAЙ II ИMПEPATOPЪ И CAMOДEPЖEЦЪ BCEPOCC KOPOHOBAHЪ BЪ MOCKBҌ 1896 Г., head left / filleted imperial crown above orb over crossed scepters; PУБЛЬ above; all within laurel and oak wreath. On edge: ЧИCTAГO CEPEБPA 4 ЗOЛOTHИKA 21 ДOЛEЙ (A•Г). Bitkin 322; Severin 4035; Uzdenikov 4197. NGC photo graded MS 63.
Ex Superior (2 February 1981), lot 928.
Struck on the coronation of Nikolai II and Aleksandra Fyodorovna, a day to be marked by tragedy that reigned as a dark cloud over his entire tenure as the “Last Tsar of All the Russias.”