Coin of this type was produced from 1797 to 1801. In some instances, can be partially raised rim (this is the exception rather than the norm).
The obverse of the coin shows the monogram of Paul I: a large stylized letter "П"with very curved lines at the bottom of Roman numeral "I" upstairs the Imperial crown.
On the coin reverse close-up set value: the digit "2" with a dot under it the word "КОПЕЙКИ" Held below horizontal line, under which the year of issue "1798". At the bottom of the letters "К∙М"(Kolyvan copper).
A strong discrepancy in the mass of the copper coins of Paul I, due to the fact that they had to be weighed in large lots at $ 100.
Variety coin 2 kopeks of the sample in 1797: 1797 (no letters, numbers years large);
1797, 1799-1801 (EM);
1798 (EAT, the slope of the edge to the left);
1798 (EAT, bevel edge right);
1797 (AM, wide monogram);
1797 (AM, narrow monogram);