A stchoty, Russian abacus.

Made:
1901-1930 in Russia
maker:
Unknown
Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as

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Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as
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Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Stchoty (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century. The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Stchety (Russian form of Abacus), early 20th century.

The stchety has horizontal rows of beads rather than vertical as in the Japanese abacus. It is specifically for counting rubles and kopeks. The lower three rows are for the kopeks. The rest position is with all the beads to the right.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1927-912
Materials:
mahogany (wood) and steel (metal)
type:
abacus (russian) and abacus (russian) and calculators
credit:
Professor S.F. Ivanov