Russian Empire, Alexander I, 5 Kopecks 1809

This coin of 5 kopecks from the time of Tsar Alexander I (1801-1825) shows a skillfully made Russian double eagle. The eagle carries a shield on its breast that depicts the Russian national patron Saint George killing a dragon. The letters K and M on the obverse stand for the mint, Souzan in Siberia. The reverse gives the denomination and the date of the coin.