Lot 327. RUSSIAN EMPIRE. Catherine II. Æ 5 Kopecks. Ekatrinburg, dated 1779.
RUSSIAN EMPIRE. Catherine II. 1762-1792. Æ 5 Kopecks (50.94 gm; 40 mm). Ekatrinburg mint. Dated 1779. Crowned double-headed imperial eagle facing, with wings spread, holding scepter and orb; on breast, Order of St. Andrew around coat-of-arms of Moskva; / Crowned monogram within wreath. Bitkin 625; Uzdenikov 2738; KM 59.3. Lovely strike. Choice Good EF. Nice reddish patina.