Kopek, Elizabeth

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Description
This kopek was minted in Russia in 1760 during the reign of Elizabeth Petrovna. Elizabeth disposed the infant Ivan VI and was named Peter III's successor in 1741 after a successful coup. She ruled Russia from 1741 until her death in 1761.
Obverse text: One kopek / 1760
Obverse image: Drum and flag iconography.
Reverse text: No reverse inscription.
Reverse image: Saint Gregory, the knight on horseback, slaying a dragon.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1760
ruler
Elizabeth
place made
Rossiya: Rossiya
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .15 cm x 2.4 cm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU65270
catalog number
NU65270
accession number
240108
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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