An authentic Imperial Russia: Peter The Great (1682 - 1725) Silver Wire Kopek. VF Small silver coin, showing horseman right / Russian inscriptions. 11mmx6mm, 0.21 grams Peter the Great (1672-1725) ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from 1682 until his death, jointly ruling before 1696 with his elder half-brother, Ivan V. Through a number of successful wars he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power. He led a cultural revolution that replaced some of the traditionalist and medieval social and political systems with ones that were modern, scientific, westernized, and based on The Enlightenment. Authencity guaranteed! Full refund if fake!