Russia, 1615, kopeck issued during Swedish occupation of Novgorod



Swedish Occupation of Novgorod (1611-1617)

Kopeck of Novgorod, in the name of Vasilii Ivanovich, issued c.1615.

Obv. horseman with date нргі (1605) below

Rev. legend in five lines

Mel.2-2, K.327

Very fine, attractive horseman.

The obverse die had previously been used for the coinage of Dmitri Ivanovich (1605-6), the "False Dmitri", hence the disparity in dates.