Horseman with sabre in arm riding to the right / Star in a circle; around - "Moskov aqchasy bu dyr" ("This is Moscow's ache"). 15mmx9mm, 0.37 grams. Moscow mint. Garost #2; Huletsky #3102c.
Very rare early wire denga - very nice condition, but the coin is darkly toned. This coins was struck from 1480 to 1505 with name of Ivan III, Russian grand duke. Issued for Muslim people, which were included in Moscow's State.
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.