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Coins and Medals of Imperial Russia: Paper Currency and Bank Notes

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Paper Currency and Bank Notes

thumbnail image thumbnail image One ruble bank note of 1898.
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.353

thumbnail image thumbnail image A 3 ruble bank note, showing both sides, 1905.
The first frame shows the inscription “3 rubliia” and a small Romanov double-eagle on the left side, and the second frame shows the opposite side.

Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.354 and 2001.87.355

thumbnail image thumbnail image 10 ruble bank note from 1909.

Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.362

thumbnail image thumbnail image 1909 25 ruble note with a portrait of Czar Alexander III (1881-1894), father of the then reigning Czar, Nicholas II (1894-1917).
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.364

thumbnail image thumbnail image A 5 ruble bank note of 1909, showing both sides.

Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.359 and 2001.87.361

thumbnail image thumbnail image 100 ruble note issued in 1910, portraying Catherine the Great.
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.365

thumbnail image thumbnail image “Gosudarstvennyi Kreditnyi Bilet” – State Credit Note – of 500 rubles, 1912. On the left is a portrait of Peter the Great, and on the right is an allegorical female figure, representing prosperity and order.
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of E. B. Green
2001.87.363

thumbnail image thumbnail image 250 ruble bank note, showing both sides, 1917, the last year of Imperial Russia.
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
2001.87.367

thumbnail image thumbnail image 1000 ruble bank note, 1917, showing both sides.
Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
2001.87.369