Old Russian Kopeck, but which ruler?

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Alex Filip, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. Alex Filip

    Alex Filip New Member

    Dear all,

    I got this in Tiergarten, Berlin, recently.
    I know it's a Kopeck from between 1400-1700, but I don't know when/issued by whom.
    I can't read Cyrillic (especially so the old alphabet), but I tried to match the writing to the Kopecks on Numista.com. But there are just SOOO many samples there...

    I thought it may be worthwhile to ask here if anybody here recognizes it or can understand any bit of the text that would provide a lead.
    Thank you,
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  3. Milesofwho

    Milesofwho Omnivorous collector

    I believe yours is minted under Michael I (1613-1648), the first Romanov. I can’t make out the mint. Silver-copeck.ru is a great site for these, but you’d have to know the ruler’s name in Russian first.
  4. Alex Filip

    Alex Filip New Member

    Thank you very much for the tip, and the link, Miles!
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  5. Siberian Man

    Siberian Man Senior Member Moderator

    Yes it is! Michail Fedorovich Romanov (1613-1645).
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