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Offline Prosit

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1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« on: August 03, 2010, 02:29:09 AM »
What is the significance of this...if any.  Look at the mark under the eagle claw to the right.
They are different.  Is that different mints?

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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010, 02:39:35 AM »
Let me see if i can do a little better image.

Dale

Is that different mints?
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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2010, 03:11:47 AM »
I think the left one is from Moscow mint (MMД) and the right one is from Saint-Petersburg mint (ЛМД).
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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010, 03:27:52 AM »
Cool!  I learned something.

Dale

I think the left one is from Moscow mint (MMД) and the right one is from Saint-Petersburg mint (ЛМД).


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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010, 04:31:20 AM »
But I must say Dale that you do have Eagle's eye. :) :)

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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2010, 10:42:23 AM »
I think the left one is from Moscow mint (MMД) and the right one is from Saint-Petersburg mint (ЛМД).


Does the Л mean that the the Saint Petersburg Mint was still called the Leningrad Mint at that time?
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2010, 11:21:30 AM »
No, LMD is the former Leningrad moneti dvor (Leningrad Mint)

It's now known as SPMD - Sankt Petersburg Moneti Dvor. I'm sorry if my spelling isn't right but you get the rough idea.

The switch was made over in 1996 if I am not mistaken.

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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2010, 12:37:11 PM »
Actually I don't.  One is bigger than the other and looked closer to the claw than the other so I put on my glasses and looked again.  That didn't help so I got a magnifier and looked again.  That didn't help so I got down my microscope and I could see they were slightly different  ;D  I didn't know if maybe it was a privy mark or a mint mark and my catalog isn't that new.

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But I must say Dale that you do have Eagle's eye. :) :)

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Re: 1998 Russian 2 Rouble question
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2010, 03:02:50 PM »
Oops! Just notice that it should be CПМD instead. My bad. :-[ ;D

Thanks, gxseries too.
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