Russia, Nicholas I (1825-1855), Battle of Borodino Memorial silver Rouble – AU 55

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Russia, Nicholas I (1825-1855), Battle of Borodino Memorial silver Rouble, 1839, St. Petersburg (Bit. 895, KM C170). In PCGS holder graded AU 55. This Rouble was struck to commemorate the…
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Description

Russia, Nicholas I (1825-1855), Battle of Borodino Memorial silver Rouble, 1839, St. Petersburg (Bit. 895, KM C170).

In PCGS holder graded AU 55.

This Rouble was struck to commemorate the unveiling of the Battle of Borodino monument. The battle happened during Napoleonic invasion and allowed the French to take Moscow and advance. The Russians suffered about 45,000 casualties. Although badly hurt, the Russian army eventually drove Napoleon out of Russia. This is one of the most popular commemorative coins from the reign of Nicholas I, showcasing sharp detailing.

Specification

Period 1825 - 1855
Date 1839
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Rouble

Country

Russia

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

St. Petersburg

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