As most coins honor their sovereign leader, the Russian 10 Rouble Gold Coin is no exception honoring the last emperor of Russia, Tsar Nicholas II. This historic figure featured in a highly detailed design made with .90 fine gold makes this coin a favorite of collectors. This coin was only minted from 1897-1911. The coin you receive is dependent on the stock on hand. The condition of this coin is Almost Uncirculated.
- Made of .2489 Troy oz of .90 fine gold
- Minted from 1897-1911
- Product of the St. Petersburg Mint
- Obverse side of the coin has the image of the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II
- The reverse side of the coin has the Russian Federation Coat of Arms
On the obverse side of this coin is the image of Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia. He never wanted to be emperor but served out of a sense of duty. He actually was the grandson of Queen Victoria and the first cousin of George V. His reign ended badly when after fleeing the country in exile he and his family were executed. Above the image is his title and name in Russian.
The reverse side of the coin has the Russian Federation Coat of Arms as well as the year and denomination.
With these coins having a composition of .90 gold, these coins are a good source of gold. Investors love to add gold to their portfolios as a hedge against inflation. Gold has been desirable for thousands of years as something that is beautiful and looks great as jewelry or as accent pieces in art. Gold also is used in modern-day manufacturing so from a practical standpoint the world needs gold. Some believe that gold would make great currency if the financial system were to experience a crisis. Gold could be traded as it was hundreds of years ago as currency.
Add some Russian history to your collection while you add some gold with the Russian 10 Rouble Gold Coin. Get yours today.