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Live auction - fwo_456527 - POLAND - KINGDOM OF POLAND - NICHOLAS I 25 Kopecks / 50 Groszy 1848 Varsovie

POLAND - KINGDOM OF POLAND - NICHOLAS I 25 Kopecks / 50 Groszy 1848 Varsovie AU
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 310 €
Maximum bid : 400 €
End of the sale : 12 December 2017 18:35:20
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : 25 Kopecks / 50 Groszy
Date: 1848
Mint name / Town : Varsovie
Quantity minted : 167605
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 868 ‰
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 5,27 g.
Edge : incuse
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire conservant d’excellents reliefs et revêtu d’une agréable patine grise de médaillier. Rare en cet état
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Docteur Frédéric Nordmann


Obverse legend : (LÉGENDE CYRILLIQUE) / MW.
Obverse description : Aigle bicéphale couronnée aux armes de la Russie dans un cercle perlé.


Reverse legend : DOUBLE VALEUR ET DATE.
Reverse description : dans une couronne composite.
Reverse translation : ( 25 Kopecks / 50 Groszy / 1848).

Historical background



Nicolas I (7/07/1796-2/03/1855) is the second son of Paul I and Alexander I and brother of the Grand Duke Constantine. On the death of his brother Alexander I on 1 December 1825 and after the cessation of his brother Constantine, became Tsar of all the Russias and began by suppressing the liberal movement Decembrists. He suppressed the uprising in Poland in 1831. After favoring the liberation of Greece, he posed as a defender of the Slavs and opposed the Turks. He found his way to the English and the French. He died before the defeat of the Crimean War.

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