1 Kopek, Russia, 1726

Description (Brief):

One (1) kopek coin

Description (Brief)

Russia, 1726

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Obverse Image: Double-headed eagle with wings outstretched, a crown between the two heads, a shield over its chest (all within a circle).

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Obverse Text: КОПЕИКА / 1726 / ЕКЛТЕРІ / БᴕРК

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Square shaped copper plates like this one were issued in Russia from 1725 to 1727. They were a variety of sizes and contained enough copper to be of similar value to the silver coins.

Date Made: 1726

Place Made: Russia

Subject: Mikhailovich

Subject:

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection

Exhibition: The Value of Money

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU62780Accession Number: 228217Catalog Number: NU62780

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: .3 cm x 2.3 cm; 1/8 in x 29/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-21bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1518927

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