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1776 NGC XF 45 Catherine Russia Rouble Imperial Czarina Silver Crown Coin (23123001C)

Regular price $1,095.00

  • Extremely Fine Imperial Russia silver rouble coin
  • Struck for Czarina Catherine the Great at the St. Petersburg Mint (mint mark CPB) during the first year of the American Revolution.
  • Certified by NGC to XF 45.
  • Appears to be very conservatively graded.
  • Superb portrait of the last Czarina to rule Russia.
  • Light colorful toning with underlying luster, very nice in hand!
  • Catherine the Great (Екатери́на Вели́кая, Yekaterina Velikaya), born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d'état that she organised resulting in her husband, Peter III, being overthrown. Under her reign, Russia was revitalised, grew larger and stronger, and was recognized as one of the great powers of Europe.