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1812 poltina - what do you think of this?


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Mintmaster is not an artist or the "author of the die", he is the official person of the mint responsible for certain "production line" (e.g., gold, silver or copper coins).

So when mintmaster was changed but the mint was going to use previously produced dies it was normal and quite common to change mintmaster's initials on available dies respectively.

There are many examples of Russian coins with such changed initials, for example, on silver coins: МФ/ФГ in 1812, ПС/МФ In 1813, МФ/ПС in 1814, НГ/ПД in 1825, АЧ/НГ in 1842...

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I do not get one point, how a coin can be bought if there is a pic on one site only given ?

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  • 4 weeks later...

what is right next to second 1 in date - looks like small zero ? ot letter O ?

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