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Zlatnik (tops of the letters towards the edge)

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Coin Zlatnik (tops of the letters towards the edge)
Nominal: Zlatnik
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 980-1015
Standard weight: ~4,2 g
Mint: Kiev
Standart diameter: ~21 mm
Nominal: Zlatnik
Metal: Gold
Period of issue: 980-1015
Standart weight: ~4,2 g
Mint: Kiev
Standart diameter: ~21 mm

Description of coin Zlatnik (tops of the letters towards the edge):

The obverse depicts the portrait sitting on the throne of the Prince to cap with pendants, in the head - cross point. The legs are made disproportionately. In the right hand cross, left hand on his chest. Near the left shoulder of the Prince of a Trident - sign of the Prince Rurik. Top in a semicircle the inscription: "ВЛАДИМИРЪ А СЕ ЕГО ЗЛТО" The bezel around the double of the points. There are only two coins with the inscription.
On the reverse there is a depiction of Christ holding in his left hand the gospel, and the right is stretched forward. Top in a semicircle the inscription: "IСУСЪ ХРИСТОСЪ" The bezel around the double of the points.
The word "Zlatnik" was introduced later, the real name of these coins is unknown.


The picture shows a specimen from the collection of the State Hermitage. Source
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of Златник:

1. Zlatnik (tops of the letters to the kopecker)
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