Be part of Russian history with this rare silver rubble from 1897. The coin depicts Emperor Nicholas II on the face with the Russian imperial eagle on the back. This coin belongs to the Russian Gold Standard that was adopted in 1897. This coin, alongside the 5, 10, and 15 rouble, were all made in one year only. This coin depicts the rich Russian history of the Imperial Age that was led by the Tsar Nicholas II. The rouble was the official currency of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union before its dissolution. It is also the first currency in world history to ever be decimalized, with 1 rouble being equal to 100 kopeks.