From 1756 to 1779 were issued gold coins of non-standard denominations - poltina, rouble, and 2 roubles. They had a limited circulation among government officials, and was also used for overseas payments. Poltina with a portrait of Elizabeth I was carried out only in 1756. The circumference of the front and back sides, with a rim of inward-facing teeth.On the obverse
is a portrait of Elizabeth I, in profile, face to the right. In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts - "ЕЛИСА ВЕТЪ•IМП•"(The Empress Elizabeth).The reverse
shows the monogram of Elizabeth I, consisting of the letters "Е"(Elizabeth) and Latin "P"(Petrovna). Upstairs the Imperial crown. In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts (starting from top) - "ПОЛТИ НА•1756"
Shown here are specimens from the Museum of the Goznak "History of money" Saint-Petersburg mint