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ONE RUBLE NOTE

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ONE RUBLE NOTE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Detailed, ornate engraving on buff paper. On one face in blue and brown ink a large architectural pediment with text at center, the imperial eagle at left, and at right the cipher of Nicholas II. On the other face in sienna ink the imperial eagle in a circular medallion at center over crossed oak and laurel branches. At right is text; at left the number one.

Category:
prints
Object name:
ONE RUBLE NOTE
Made from:
Paper
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1898
Size:
8.9 × 14.9 cm (3 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
55.81.4
Signature marks:
inscription Federal banknote / One Rouble / Federal bank exchanges banknotes on gold currency in any quantity (1 rouble = 1/15 of imperial, / contains 17,424 parts of pure gold)./ Manager / Accountant / NB - 337 NB - 337 / 1898 translated from Russian inscription Gosudarstvennyi kredityui Bilet / Odin Ruble / Gosudarstvennyi Bank Paznieuivalt / kredityue Bilety na zolotye monety bez / orgranicheniya summy (1 rubl' = 1/15 imperiala / soderzhit 17,424 dolei chistogo zolota). / Upravlyauschyi / Kassir transliteration from Russian
Credit line:
Gift of Anne Odom, 1998