Russia. Pattern 5 Kopeks, 1740

Russia. Pattern 5 Kopeks, 1740. Bitkin-H179; B-47; GM-255. Ilyin-Tolstoy-2. 24.02 grams. Edge-0. Novodel. Anna. Novodel of the Extremely Rare trial 5 Kopecks design. The die cutting of this piece is very crude. One of only three specimens Mr. Brekke could trace in private hands. Lovely dark-chocolate brown surfaces. Extremely Rare. PCGS graded MS-65 Brown.