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Peter III Fedorovich (1761-1762)

After the death of Elizabeth was a short reign of Peter III (initially bore the name of Karl), grandson Peter (son of his daughter Anna). He was born and lived in Sweden and were first raised as the heir to the Swedish throne. In 1742 Elizabeth transported him to Russia, where three years later he married Catherine, the future Empress. Peter rules in just 186 days, but during that time managed to carry out several important reforms.
In silver and gold when Peter III had a limited edition minted several denominations of coins with the portrait of the Emperor. The Emperor also carried out a massive peretachenko copper coins of the old sample to the new higher denominations of 2 times, the project was conceived as early as 1760.


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