Rare silver denga of Grand Duke Ivan III Vasilyevich (1462-1505) with Duke's bust, NM (Moscow mint), Russia (Huletsky #3115)

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Horseman with saber, no mintmark / Small bust of the Duke in the center, circular inscription GOSPODAR VSEYA RUSI ("ruler of all Russia"), circular dotted line. 15mmx9.5mm, 0.39 grams. Moscow mint. Huletsky 3115.

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.