Grivennik

Grivennik

 

a 10-kopek silver coin, used for change. It began to be issued in Russia in 1701. In the USSR it has been minted since 1924: until 1932 from silver, then from nickel, and since 1961 from a copper-nickel alloy.

References in classic literature ?
Suppose you yourself go and sober up, for I know that the other day you went to visit a woman, and that you got drunk with her on two grivenniks.