Laureate head of Saturn right; behind, S / ROMA in exergue, prow of galley right; above, S. Uncertain mint in Spain. 22mm, 7.80 grams. Cf. Crawford 56/3; cf. Sydenham 143a. SKU Q233-21433
Rare! This sort of imitations were minted in Spain and circulated only there. They are rarely found, especially in such nice condition.Vasiliy Ivanovich (1552 12 September 1612) was Tsar of Russia between 1606 and 1610 after the murder of False Dmitriy I. His reign fell during the Time of Troubles. He was the only member of House of Shuysky to become Tsar and the last member of the Rurikid dynasty to rule.