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Coins from the Russian Civil War era


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There weren't too many varieties of coins from the fragmented Russian Empire, but the one's that were available were quite interesting. Here are some examples:

 

 

Armavir- 5 Ruble

1918 <Obverse>

 

 

Armavir- 5 Ruble

1918 <Reverse>

 

Armavir coinage was issued by the White Government in 1918 during the height of the civil war in North Caucasia.

 

 

Khwarezm SPR- 25 Ruble

1339AH/1921 AD <Obverse>

 

 

Khwarezm SPR- 25 Ruble

1339AH/1921 AD <Reverse>

 

For a short period between 1920-1923, the Khwarezm Soviet People's Republic issued their own coins and notes. This example dates from 1921 just as the civil war was winding down.

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Very interesting examples.

 

I used to collect Russian Civil war era banknotes (because there weren't many coins issued in this period).

 

I also have a decent collection of notes from the Russian Empire and many from the civil war period. It's a fun and interesting, but it's also getting expensive now to aquire some of these pieces. Fortunately I bought most of mine 15 years ago when it wasn't as costly.

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I also have a decent collection of notes from the Russian Empire and many from the civil war period. It's a fun and interesting, but it's also getting expensive now to aquire some of these pieces. Fortunately I bought most of mine 15 years ago when it wasn't as costly. To view my collection go to this link: http://www.banknotebank.com/user_view.aspx?id=Zantetsuken

Welcome to CoinPeople. Neat coins!

 

It seems everything Russian is getting expensive - coins, stamps, paintings and other art, really anything that is part of Russia's cultural heritage.

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Here are a couple more examples of civil war era coinage:

 

This is a 10 Tenge coin from the Emirate of Bukhara, dated 1338 AH/ 1919 AD. Bukhara gained independence in 1917 due to the revolution and maintained it until it became Soviet controlled in 1920.

 

 

Emirate of Bukhara- 10 Tenge 1919

 

Here is a 25 Pennia coin from Finland, dated 1917. This coin was issued just after the Russian Revolution, which it gained independence. The pattern is very similar to the issues when Finland was a duchy of the Russian Empire, except the royal crown had been removed. This was used as trasitional money until official currency was established.

 

 

Finland- 25 Pennia 1917

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