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Shooting location: The State Hermitage MuseumPhoto source
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