Vladimir the Great, Silver Srebrenik Type III, 980-1015

Dear Community members,

thank you for your interest and taking time to evaluate this rare coin.

Weight - 2.84 g

Coin diameter - ca. 26 mm

Purchased at an auction, picked up directly from person who discovered the coin. Exact location known, ca.50 km outside of Kyiv at an ancient site of "Novgorod Maly" fortress-town.

This is only the 7th coin of this particular mintage known as of today. Two more similar coins were discovered at location in 1962-1963.

Other known coins are currently in Russia at Hermitage or State Historical Museum.

FYI:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbols_of_the_Rurikids

http://ukrmap.su/en-uh7/973.html

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