Ivan IV, “the Terrible” (1533-1584 - as ruler)
1 kopeck piece depicting a rider with a lance (kopie) thrust downward, copied from a Lithuanian pattern. This motif can be seen in many examples of Russian coinage up to the nineteenth century.

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