In 1740 it was planned to start production of copper coins of 2 and 5 cents, which was going to place a portrait of the Empress. The coin was planned to produce by the method of overstriking the seized patinopecten sample of 1723, on the same foot, that is two times lighter than the norms of the cushions, and money. But the premature death of Anne put an end to the beginnings and copper coins of these advantages appeared only in 1757 with a completely different picture.On the obverse
is a portrait of Anna Ioannovna in profile, face to the right. Under the portrait letters "С•П•Б•"(Saint-Petersburg). In a circle the inscription, divided into two parts - "АННА Б.М.ИМПЕРАТРИ ИСАМОДЕРЖИ ВСЕРОСС"(stands for "Anne, by the grace of God Empress and autocrat of all Russias").The reverse
depicts a simplified coat of arms of the Russian Empire
the second quarter of the eighteenth century (without a shield on the breast and chain of the order of St. Andrew): double-headed eagle with the lifted wings, crowned by two Imperial crowns, above the same crown but larger. Right Talon the eagle holds a scepter, the left power. Below in a semicircle along the edge to the specified value "ПЯТЬ КОПЕЕКЪ." at the top of the year of issue "17 40".
Circle the obverse and reverse sides of the coins there is a rim with notches.
The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage with the number IT-R-2-6628.