Russia 1907-EB ruble Dav-293

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 1606
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This specimen was lot 1606 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $8,225. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
  • [1]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.

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