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This type was struck 1789-96 in the Annensk mint for circulation in [[Russia]] during the reign of Catherine the Great. Hundreds of millions were issued between the Annensk, Moscow, Sestroretsk, Kolyvan, Ekaterinburg and St. Petersburg mints. Many survive today but few in choice condition. Russia has the distinction of being the first country to issue decimal currency, as 100 kopeks = one ruble.
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This type was struck 1789-96 in the Annensk mint for circulation in [[Russia]] during the reign of Catherine the Great. Hundreds of millions were issued between the Annensk, Moscow, Sestroretsk, Kolyvan, [[Russia 1790-EM 5 kopeks|Ekaterinburg]] and St. Petersburg mints. Many survive today but few in choice condition. Russia has the distinction of being the first country to issue decimal currency, as 100 kopeks = one ruble.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 8,000,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 8,000,000.
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''Specification:'' 51.19 g, copper.  
 
''Specification:'' 51.19 g, copper.  
  
''Catalog reference:'' Cr.6. KM C6.
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''Catalog reference:'' KM C59.2.
  
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
* Krause, Chester L, and Clifford Mishler, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 3rd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.  
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* Michael, Thomas, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
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* Bitkin, Vladimir, ''Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917),'' Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
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* Brekke, B. F., ''The Copper Coinage of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917,'' New York, Galerie des Monnaies, 1977, with 1987 supplement.
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* Harris, Robert P., ''Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970,'' Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
  
 
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* [[Russia 1780-KM 10 kopeks|1780 10 kopeks]]
 
* [[Russia 1780-KM 10 kopeks|1780 10 kopeks]]
 
* [[Russia 1788-EM 5 kopeks|1788-EM 5 kopeks]]
 
* [[Russia 1788-EM 5 kopeks|1788-EM 5 kopeks]]
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* [[Russia 1790-AM 5 kopeks|1790-AM 5 kopeks]]
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* [[Russia 1790-EM 5 kopeks|1790-EM 5 kopeks]]
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* [[Russia 1795-KM 5 kopeks|1795-KM 5 kopeks]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1789]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1789]]
 
* return to coins of [[Russia]]
 
* return to coins of [[Russia]]
  
 
[[Category:Selections from the Mountain Groan Collection]]
 
[[Category:Selections from the Mountain Groan Collection]]

Latest revision as of 17:55, 24 June 2019

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Russia 1789 10 kopeks rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck 1789-96 in the Annensk mint for circulation in Russia during the reign of Catherine the Great. Hundreds of millions were issued between the Annensk, Moscow, Sestroretsk, Kolyvan, Ekaterinburg and St. Petersburg mints. Many survive today but few in choice condition. Russia has the distinction of being the first country to issue decimal currency, as 100 kopeks = one ruble.

Recorded mintage: 8,000,000.

Specification: 51.19 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM C59.2.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Brekke, B. F., The Copper Coinage of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917, New York, Galerie des Monnaies, 1977, with 1987 supplement.
  • Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.

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