Coin of this type was produced from 1797 to 1801. In some instances, can be partially raised rim (this is the exception rather than the norm).
The obverse of the coin shows the monogram of Paul I: a large stylized letter "П"with very curved lines at the bottom of Roman numeral "I" upstairs the Imperial crown.
On the coin reverse close-up set value: the number "1" with a dot under it the word "КОПЕЙКА" Held below horizontal line, under which the year of issue "1797". At the bottom of the letters "Е.М."(Yekaterinburg coin).
A strong discrepancy in the mass of the copper coins of Paul I, due to the fact that they had to be weighed in large lots at $ 100.
Varieties of coins 1 kopeck sample of 1797: 1797 (AM);
1797, 1799-1801 (EM);
1798 (EAT, bevel edge right);
1798 (EAT, the slope of the edge to the left);