Coin of this type was produced from 1798 to 1801. The circumference of the front and back sides has a raised rim with notches (on some coins partially or completely absent).The obverse of the coin
is the monogram of Paul I, consisting of four large letters "П" set around Roman numerals "I" United at the base. Above the letters is placed the Imperial crown. Between the letters "П"marked with the number "5" indicating the denomination. In a circle along the rim the inscription, divided into 4 parts: "ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕИ 1798 ГОДА"On the coin reverse
in double square frame, surrounded by a stylized pattern, the inscription in four lines - "НЕ НАМЪ НЕ НАМЪ А ИМЯНИ ТВОЕМУ." Under the pattern of the frame are the letters: "С.П."(Saint Petersburg) to the left and "О.М"(initials of mintmaster) to the right.
Shown here are specimens from the Museum of the Goznak "History of money" Saint-Petersburg mint
Varieties 5 rubles of the sample of 1798:
1798 (SEE FTS);
1798, 1800 (SP, TH);
1799, 1801 (SEE AI);
1800 (CM OHM).