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Russian banknotes 2 Kerensky

Started by muntenman, April 28, 2007, 09:05:51 PM

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The czar was forced to abdicate and a provisional Government was formed by Alexander Kerensky.

The madness in those days is that the provisional government printed their new banknotes as well as reprinted the existing roubles from the Czar.

An eagle with 2 heads is positionned at these Kernskyroubles, similar to the Czar-eagle, apart from the fact that the scutcheon and crown were taken away in the design.

The 1000 rouble of this new type sees circulation in May 1917.

Making the numbers means that the existing 5 roubles banknote did not used the normal range of numbers of before, but was given a 2 and later on a 3 digit number instead. All existing roubles with the date mentionned 1898n also were reprinted with this new digit numbers.

September 1917 was the month that a 250 roubles banknote was issued as well as a 20 and 40 roubles banknote, which were printed in large amounts and poster size, and the whole poster of banknotes went uncut into circulation (A8). So as citizen you have to cut or torn the paper itself for paying your groceries.

Large quantities of Czaristic postage stamps were given  alarge black 1,2 or 3, and were used as coins.

The Russian Stock Commerce Bank which provided the world with Russian shares and obligations was pointed out by the provisional government of Kerensky to print banknotes whisch loke like shares from 25 to 500 roubles. All these notes were thrown into circulation before the Russian Revolution was indeed a historical fact!

Alexander Kerensky intended to change all the existing Russian Money at one time, so new banknotes were printed in denominations of 50 kopeks, 25, 50,100, 250, 500 and 1000 roubles in .... the United States.

America put all these new banknotes in 1 large quantity on a boat with denominations of 50 kopeks, 25 and 100 roubles and sent it to Kerensky, which was in urgent need of. However, the enemy (contra-revolutionary armies) discover the American ship, taking the captain of his command and all the banknotes are put into circulation in all areas where Kerensky had no influence what so ever.