(1704) MA First Silver Rouble (R). First Russian reform 1704 (ruble minting beginning) Peter the Great reformed the old Russian monetary system, ordering the minting of a 28-gramme silver ruble coin equivalent to 100 new copper kopek coins. Diakov8, Diakov (2012) 82 (R2). The item "(1704) MA RUSSIA SILVER ROUBLE (R) Peter I First Russian Rubl NGC Fine VERY RARE" is in sale since Monday, February 08, 2016.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Russia\Empire (up to 1917)". The seller is "portcoins" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.