On the trail of old images we can conclude about pricechange of the Petrine penny not later than 1718, when there was decrease in the monetary foot. In the same 1731 foot fell another two times and Peter's penny peretekanie already in mite.The obverse of the coin
depicts a simplified coat of arms of the Russian Empire
first half of the eighteenth century (without a shield on the chest and no tape Andreevsky order) - double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, on the heads of the Imperial crown, over which is the same, but larger. In paws the eagle holds the symbols of power - the scepter and Orb.The reverse of the coin
depicts a shield with floral ornaments around the outlet at the top. In the middle of the shield in an oval frame in three lines specify the denomination and year of minting - "DE NMU 1731". Between the face value and year of a double horizontal line.
The picture shows a copy from the exposition of the State Hermitage with the number IT-R-2-5976.