Kopek, Elizabeth

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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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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