"State credit / ticket. / Upon presentation, it is issued from the exchange / cash of the State Bank / TEN RUBLES / silver or gold coin ". Below are the printed (facsimile) signatures of the manager and one of the cashiers. On the left are imperial regalia, as well as the small Russian State Emblem of 1857. On the right side, against the background of the Roman numeral "X", the figure "10" is marked.
The text of the "extract from the Highest Manifesto on credit cards" was repeated four times. Also there are two small guilloche rosettes on top of which the figures are "10", between which is a portrait of Mikhail Fedorovich (from the portrait of the tsar from the Romanov Gallery of the Hermitage).
In the corners the figure is "10", the abbreviation "G. K. B. », below the year of issue of the banknote.
Expedition of State Credit Tickets
Date of issue
On April 15, 1869, according to the decree of March 27, 1868 (No. 45652).
Date of impressment
It was exchanged for tickets of the model of 1887 according to the decree of May 25, 1888 (No. 5229), starting from January 1, 1890 to January 1, 1893. Canceled: May 1, 1894.
Paper made from pure hemp.
The background is red. The figure is red. Printing is black.
"ГОСУДАРСТВЕННЫЙ КРЕДИТНЫЙ БИЛЕТЪ." (The letter" G "has patterns and vignettes), below the small print - "По предъявленiи выдается изъ разменной кассы Государственного Банка", then denomination is large - "ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ", under the face value in handwritten type - "серебряною или золотою монетою."
"МИХАИЛЪ ФЕДОРОВИЧЪ ГОСУДАРЬ ЦАРЬ И ВЕЛИКIЙ КНЯЗЬ ВСЕЯ РОСIИ САМОДЕРЖЕЦЪ". On the sides there are guilloche rosettes with the numbers "10". Under the portrait the date is "1870.". At the top of the line is "ИЗВЛЕЧЕНIЕ ИЗЪ ВЫСОЧАЙШАГО МАНИФЕСТА О КРЕДИТНЫХЪ БИЛЕТАХЪ."