Rare denga w/inscriptions on both sides, Ivan III (1462-1505) Tver, Russia (G24)

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Old cyrillic legend "КНZЬ IВАНЬ ВЕЛIKI. WCΠOΔAPb" ("Duke Ivan Great Ruler") spread in lines on both sides. 14mmx9mm, 0.29 grams. Tver mint. Garost #24; Zayceff 50-51. SKU Q38-31491

Ivan III Vasilievich (Russian: Иван III Васильевич) (22 January 1440, Moscow 27 October 1505, Moscow), was a Grand Prince of Moscow and "Grand Prince of all Rus" (Великий князь всея Руси). Sometimes referred to as the "gatherer of the Russian lands", he tripled the territory of his state, ended the dominance of the Golden Horde over the Rus, renovated the Moscow Kremlin, and laid the foundations of the Russian state. He was one of the longest-reigning Russian rulers in history.

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