The coin is minted from copper, produced from 1830 to 1839. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping. Partial or complete absence of Kant is not a marriage and is determined by the technology of minting.The obverse of the coin
depicts the so-called "Masonic emblem" just a little different from the State Emblem of the Russian Empire
of the sample of 1825. The coat of arms double-headed eagle with splayed wings, crowned by two Imperial crowns, above is the same crown, but much larger. In paws the eagle holds the symbols of Imperial power, including a wreath of Laurel leaves and thunderbolts. Under the eagle is located the winding tape of the order of Andrew's, stretched for the entire width of the coat of arms. On the breast a large diamond-shaped shield with the Moscow coat of arms: St. George on horseback slaying a serpentine dragon with wings. Under the tail in a semicircle along the rim the year of issue "1838.".The reverse of the coin
of large denomination is specified in two lines - "1 КОПЕЙКА" Under the denomination of a horizontal trait, consisting of two tapering side lines with a dot in the middle. Below the letters "С.М."(St. Petersburg coin).
Varieties of penny 1830:
1830-1836 (EM FKH);
1831-1839 (CM, without initials of mintmaster);
1837 (EM KT);