Russia 1907-EB ruble Dav-293
This specimen was lot 1606 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $8,225. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIA. Ruble, 1907-EB. NGC PROOF-62 CAMEO. Lovely reflective surfaces and multi-hued iridescent toning. Very attractive." In 1886, the ruble was reduced to 20 grams after having been fixed at 20.73 grams since 1798. This is a scarce date, which ended in 1915.
Recorded mintage: 400,000.
Specification: 20 g, .868 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-293, KM Y59.3; Bit-61.
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- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.