RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Nikolai II Aleksandrovich.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 1302. Estimate $400.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1894-1917. AV 7 1/2 Roubles (6.43 g, 12h). Sankt-Peterburg (St. Petersburg) mint; Apollon Grasgov, mintmaster. Dated 1897. _
”By the grace of God, Nikolai II Emperor and Autocrat of all Russia” in Cyrillic, bare head left / 7 “Roubles” 50 “Kopek” 1897 in Cyrillic; É
. in exergue, crowned double-headed imperial eagle facing with wings displayed, holding scepter and orb, coat-of-arms of Moskva framed by Order of St. Andrei the First Called on breast; arms of Kazan, Kingdom of Poland, Crimea, and United Principal Russian Grand Duchies on right wing, Astrakhan, Novosibirsk, Caucasus, and Grand Duchy of Finland on left; filleted imperial crown above. On edge: “Unalloyed gold 1 Zolotnik 34,68 Dolyas” (Ä•É
) in Cyrillic. Bitkin 17 var. (narrow edge); Uzdenikov 324 var. (same); Friedberg 178 var. (same); KM (Y)63 var. (same). In an NGC slab graded AU 53. An apparently unrecorded variety with the wide edge.