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