Why Choose This 1762-1796 Russia Catherine the Great 5 Kopek Coin?
This large copper coin has a face value of 5 kopeks. It was issued by Russia during the rule of Catherine the Great. These particular coins were in production from 1762 to 1796. For copper coins they are quite large, they have a larger diameter than the American Silver Eagle. Many collectors are drawn to these coins simply because of their appearance.
Catherine the Great and the Russian Eagle
The obverse is where the date can be found. A detailed wreath and a crown can be seen around the edge of the design. The central portion displays Catherine the Great’s monogram.
The creature on the reverse is the Russian Double Headed Eagle, which can be found on many Russian coins. There is plenty of symbolism to observe here. This side also displays the mintmark.
This 1762-1796 Russia 5 kopeks has not been graded or encapsulated by a third-party grading service. Like many classic coins, it has spent some years in circulation and signs of wear are visible.