In Russia the word "Altyn" was called the 6 coins "Denga", the word has Tatar roots. The concept is so firmly entrenched in the Russian language, under Peter I, it was decided to mint a coin of this value, equated with 6 free money or 3 cents. Later on Altynov refused. Coin of this type was produced in 1704, 1711 and 1713-1714 years, and in 1711-1712 and 1718 with the designation "altanic".
The front and back sides surrounded by a bezel with floral ornament (its partial absence is not a marriage).
The obverse of the coin in the center of the emblem of Russia at the beginning of the XVIII century - double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, on the heads of the Royal crown, over which is the same, but larger. In paws the eagle holds the symbols of power - the scepter and Orb.
On the reverse the Central coin in the middle under the overline indicates the date of the coinage of the old Slavonic letters (1704) below nominal - "АЛТЫНЪ" at the bottom of the letters "Б К" on the sides and between which the point ("БК"means "big treasure").
The reverse of the coin right in the middle under the overline indicates the date of the coinage of the old Slavonic letters ("҂АѰД"- "1704") below the denomination in two lines - "АЛТЫ НЪ"and letters "Б К" on the sides and between which the point ("БК"means "big treasure").
The photo shows the instances from the exposition of the State Hermitage Museum that have a number: HE-R-2-722 HE-R-2-710, IT-R-2-723.
Varieties Altyn: 1704 (BC, face value in one line);
1704 (BC, denomination in two lines);
1711 (BK, DL);
1713 (face value in one line);
1713-1714 (value in two lines).