Russia 1811-SP FG ruble Dav-281
This specimen was lot 4315 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $265.55. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIA. Ruble, 1811-CNBOT. NGC EF-45. WINGS Approved. Gray toned surfaces." The SCWC records this product of the St. Petersburg mint (СПБ) for 1810-26 and is the first really common ruble.
Recorded mintage: 2,675,000.
Specification: 20.73 g, .868 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Sev-2626; KM-C130, Dav-281.
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