Peter I Alexeyevich Velikiy (1696-1725) (pre-reform coins)
After the accession to the throne Peter made a trip to Europe, and then launched a massive reform, which was to bring life in the country to the European level. One such reform was the money that was held from 1700 to 1718 year. The result was introduced the world's first decimal monetary system, the quality of minting coins has risen significantly, there are new denominations. Chasing silver wire Altynov and money by the end of the century was discontinued, and pennies were made until 1718. Mite-scales were not minted. With 1696 again lowered weight cents to 0.28 grams, appears date of issue in the form of letters of the Slavonic alphabet.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold