GIGANTIC RARE 1898 PETER THE GREAT 500 RUBLES! OLDEST TYPE (GREEN w PINK RV) XF
This is hands down the hottest Czarist Russian banknote in terms of both scarcity and popular demand. Over 10.75" long x 5" high! Sumptuously engraved in the old ultra ornate Czarist manner with Double Headed Eagle in wreath at the top right. Unique vignette of Peter the Great at the left. Similar but HUGE (full height) WATERMARK PORTRAIT at the right takes up the whole "blank" area! Incredible multi-layered reverse in pink, magenta, red, green and blue. One of the most gorgeous reverse designs ever crafted! Super nice crisp Very Fine Plus to Nearly Extra Fine condition with just 3 noteworthy vertical folds, 2 of which are whisper light.
The item "GIGANTIC RARE 1898 PETER THE GREAT 500 RUBLES! OLDEST TYPE (GREEN w PINK RV) XF" is in sale since Monday, August 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Paper Money\ World\Europe\Russia". The seller is "collect-a-thon" and is located in New York, New York.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country: Czarist Russia
- Type: 1898 500 Rubles
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Lightly Uncirculated
- Grade: Very Fine Plus or Nearly Extra Fine