One ruble silver, dated 1796 year
1 ruble silver, dated 1796 year, tried with concealment from customs control to take out from Ukraine the citizen of Moldova.
The Odessa customs officers prevented the removal of Ukraine’s ancient coins worth more than 1.2 million hryvnia, the press service of the State fiscal service of Ukraine.
1 ruble silver, dated 1796 year, tried with concealment from customs control to take out from Ukraine the citizen of Moldova. From Odessa to Chisinau, he followed the car through the checkpoint Palanca.
During the joint customs and border controls among the personal belongings in the purse in a plastic bag was discovered a significant amount of loose coins. A more detailed examination revealed that the coins of Soviet period which do not represent the cultural or historical value.
But among them the customs officers found a silver coin “1 rouble” 1796 in good condition. This so-called 1 rouble (ruble) Paul I from the trial run. Coin weight – 24 grams, diameter – 39 mm.
According to experts, the history of the first silver ruble of Emperor Paul I started in November of 1796, when the Saint-Petersburg mint was made the stamp for silver of the ruble. But the design of the coin presents a trial edition, did not like the Emperor. So at the end of 1796 in the appeal was issued on 1 silver ruble minted a very different stamp.
That is a small circulation greatly increases the value of the Odessa customs officers discovered the coin, which on the numismatic market has a value of approximately 45 thousand dollars.
On the fact of illegal moving cultural values with concealment from customs control against the citizen of Moldova Protocol on violation of customs rules.
Recall that the color silver coin in the form of Ukrainian Easter eggs has been issued by the Royal canadian mint.