RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Aleksandr III Aleksandrovich.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 1078. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1881-1894. AR Rouble (19.97 g, 12h). Sankt-Peterburg (St. Petersburg) mint; Apollon Grasgov, mintmaster. Dated 1892. Б. M. AЛEKCAHДPЪ III ИMПEPATOPЪ И CAMOДEPЖEЦЬ BCEPOCCIЙCKIЙ. (rosette), large head right / PУБЛЬ (rosette) 1892 Г. in exergue, double-headed imperial eagle facing with wings displayed, holding scepter and orb, coat-of-arms of Moskva framed by Order of St. Andrei Первозванного (the First Called) on breast; arms of Kazan, Kingdom of Poland, Crimea, and United Principal Russian Grand Duchies on right wing, Astrakhan, and Novosibirsk, Caucasus, and Grand Duchy of Finland on left; imperial crown above. On edge: ЧИCTAГO CEPEБPA 4 ЗOЛOTHИKA 21 ДOЛEЙ (A•Г). Bitkin 76; cf. Severin 4009; cf. Uzdenikov 2047 (obv. die unlisted). EF, toned, light hairlines in obverse fields.