Russian Imperial coin 1/2 kopeck NOVODEL 1842
You are bidding on an original Russian coin 1/2 kopeck, NOVODEL, 1842, Nicholaus I (1825 – 1855). Novodel it is mean what at the same year with official issue or in a few years but from the same stamp was made a few samples (5-100 st.) for collectors. Novodels strucks in collar. For sample I put the scan of coin regular issue. You can compare yourself.
Reference: Bitkin, Composite Catalogue of Russian coins, 2003, page 837, #H830, marked “R2”.
Estimate price: $400 – $450.