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Live auction - fwo_438909 - RUSSIA - NICHOLAS I 1/4 Kopeck ou Polushka 1840 Ekaterinbourg

RUSSIA - NICHOLAS I 1/4 Kopeck ou Polushka 1840 Ekaterinbourg MS
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Estimate : 300 €
Price : 160 €
Maximum bid : 160 €
End of the sale : 12 September 2017 18:18:40
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : 1/4 Kopeck ou Polushka
Date: 1840
Mint name / Town : Ekaterinbourg
Quantity minted : 10793000
Metal : copper
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,57 g.
Edge : lisse
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire splendide sans doute mis de côté dès sa mise en circulation
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Monogramme couronné du tsar Nicolas Ier.


Reverse legend : (VALEUR FACIALE ET DATE EN CYRILLIQUE 1/4 / ??????? / ???????? / 1840. / E.?.).
Reverse description : dans le champ.
Reverse translation : (1/4 Kopecks / 1840).

Historical background



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

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