Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious and base metals (11.03.2020)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 12 March 2020, the Bank of Russia will issue the following commemorative coins:
— a silver proof coin in the denomination of 25 rubles ‘Antonievo-Siysky Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Arkhangelsk Region’ of the Architectural Monuments of Russia series;
— base metal coins in the denomination of 25 rubles of the Weapons of the Great Victory (Weapons Designers) series: Weapons Designer Sergey Ilyushin, Weapons Designer Semyon Lavochkin, Weapons Designer Mikhail Loginov, Weapons Designer Andrei Tupolev, Weapons Designer Alexander Yakovlev.
Description of the precious metal coin:
The silver proof coin in the denomination of 25 rubles (fine metal content 155.5 g, fineness 925) has a round shape and is 60.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.
The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), the chemical symbol of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, the fineness, the trade mark of the Saint Petersburg Mint and the fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin (Catalogue No. 5115-0153) bears a relief image of the Antonievo-Siysky Monastery of the Holy Trinity and the inscriptions ‘СВЯТО-ТРОИЦКИЙ АНТОНИЕВО-СИЙСКИЙ МОНАСТЫРЬ’ (ANTONIEVO-SIYSKY MONASTERY OF THE HOLY TRINITY) at the top along the circumference and ‘АРХАНГЕЛЬСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ’ (ARKHANGELSK REGION) at the bottom in two lines.

The edge of the coin is reeded.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
1,000 coins have been minted.
Description of the base metal coins:
The coins have a round shape and are 27.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coins have a relief rim around the circumference.
The edges of the coins are reeded.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation, an inscription above it along the upper circumference ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, the Moscow mint trademark on the right, and a three-line inscription in the centre of the coins under the national emblem ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), and the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020).

The reverse:
— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Sergey Ilyushin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0047) bears a relief image of the IL-2 ground-attack aircraft and the inscription‘ИЛ-2’ (IL-2) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘С.В. ИЛЬЮШИН’ (Sergey Ilyushin) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Semyon Lavochkin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0048) bears a relief image of the La-5 fighter aircraft and the inscription‘ЛА-5’ (LA-5) on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘С.А. ЛАВОЧКИН’ (Semyon Lavochkin) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Mikhail Loginov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0049) bears a relief image of the anti-tank gun model 1937 and the inscription ‘ПТП ОБРАЗЦА 1937 г.’ (ANTI-TANK GUN M1937) underneath on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘М.Н. ЛОГИНОВ’ (Mikhail Loginov) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Andrei Tupolev’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0050) bears a relief image of the Tu-2 frontline bomber aircraft and the inscription‘ТУ-2’ (TU-2) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘А.Н. ТУПОЛЕВ’ (Andrei Tupolev) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Alexander Yakovlev’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0051) bears a relief image of the Yak-9 fighter aircraft and the inscription‘ЯК-9’ (YAK-9) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘А.С. ЯКОВЛЕВ’ (Alexander Yakovlev) at the bottom.

One million of each coin have been minted.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and its acceptance for all kinds of payments at their face value is mandatory, without any restrictions.

11 March 2020
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coin (18.02.2020)

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Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coin
On 25 February 2020, the Bank of Russia issues a commemorative silver 3-ruble coin ‘The 250th Anniversary of Ingushetia Joining the Russian Federation’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0416).
The coin (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.
The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), the designation of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, the fineness, the trade mark of the Saint Petersburg Mint and the fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin features stylised man’s and woman’s silhouettes in national costumes; the background image of ancient Ingush towers and a chain of mountains, laser treated for matte finishing; traditional Ingush ornaments in the lower part of the coin field; and the inscription: ‘250 ЛЕТ ВХОЖДЕНИЯ ИНГУШЕТИИ В СОСТАВ РОССИЙСКОГО ГОСУДАРСТВА’ (THE 250th ANNIVERSARY OF INGUSHETIA JOINING THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION) around the circumference.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3.0 thousand pieces.
The new coin is legal tender of the Russian Federation and is mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments, without any restrictions, at its face value.

18 February 2020
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious and base metals (05.02.2020)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 7 February 2020, the Bank of Russia will issue the following commemorative coins:
— a silver coin in the denomination of 3 rubles ‘20th Anniversary of the Heroic Act of the 6th Company of the 104th Guards Airborne Regiment of the 76th Guards Airborne Division’;
— base metal coins in denomination of 25 rubles of the Weapons of the Great Victory (Weapons Designers) series: ‘Weapons Designer Pyotr Goryunov’, ‘Weapons Designer Leonid Ermash’, ‘Weapons Designer Anatoly Maslov’, ‘Weapons Designer Aleksey Sudaev’, ‘Weapons Designer Fyodor Tokarev’.
Description of the precious metal coins:
The silver 3-ruble coin (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.
The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (Russian Federation), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (Bank of Russia), coin denomination ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 rubles), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), the designation of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, the fineness, the trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint and the fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin (Catalogue Number: 5111-0415) has a relief image of the monument to the 6th company (‘the Dome’) raised in the village of Cherekha, Pskov region, against a formation of paratroopers laser treated for a matte finish; along the circumference there is an inscription: ‘20-ЛЕТИЕ ПОДВИГА ДЕСАНТНИКОВ 6 РОТЫ 104 ГВАРДЕЙСКОГО ПАРАШЮТНО-ДЕСАНТНОГО ПОЛКА’ (‘20th Anniversary of the Heroic Act of the 6th Company of the 104th Guards Airborne Regiment’).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3 thousand coins.
Description of the base metal coins:
The coins have a round shape and are 27.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coins have a relief rim around the circumference.
The edge of the coins is corrugated.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation, an inscription above it around the upper circumference ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (Russian Federation) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, the Moscow mint trademark on the right, and a three-line inscription in the centre of the coins under the national emblem ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (Bank of Russia), the coin denomination ’25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 rubles), and the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020).

The reverse:
— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Pyotr Goryunov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0042) bears a relief image of the SG-43 heavy machine gun and the inscription‘СГ-43’ (SG-43) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘П.М. ГОРЮНОВ’ (Pyotr Goryunov) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Leonid Ermash’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0043) features a relief image of the D-3 torpedo boat and the inscription ‘Д-3’ (D-3) on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘Л.Л. ЕРМАШ’ (Leonid Ermash) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Anatoly Maslov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0044) features a relief image of the Project 26 light cruiser and the inscription ‘КРЕЙСЕР ‘КИРОВ’ (Cruiser Kirov) below; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘А.И. МАСЛОВ’ (Anatoly Maslov) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Aleksey Sudaev’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0045) bears a relief image of the Sudaev submachine gun and the inscription ‘ППС-43’ (PPS-43) on the bottom left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘А.И. СУДАЕВ’ (Aleksey Sudaev) at the bottom;

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Fyodor Tokarev’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0046) bears a relief image of the TT pistol and the inscription ‘ТТ’ (TT) on the bottom left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (Weapons of the Great Victory) at the top and ‘Ф.В. ТОКАРЕВ’ (Fyodor Tokarev) at the bottom.

The mintage of each coin is 1 million pieces.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and it is mandatory that they be accepted for all kinds of payments, without any restrictions, at their face value.

05 February 2020
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Bank of Russia issues coins of precious and base metals (14.01.2020)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 14 January 2020, the Bank of Russia issues the following coins:
investment coins:
— a silver proof coin in denomination of 3 rubles and a gold proof coin in denomination of 50 rubles named ‘Saint George the Victorious’;
commemorative coins:
— a silver proof coin in denomination of 2 rubles ‘Creator of Russian porcelain D.I. Vinogradov — 300th Anniversary of his Birth (1720)’ of the ‘Outstanding Personalities of Russia’ series;
— a silver proof coin in denomination of 3 rubles ‘200th Anniversary of the Discovery of Antarctica by Russian Seamen Faddey F. Bellingshausen and Michail P. Lazarev’;
— a base metal coin in denomination of 10 rubles ‘Moscow Region’ of ‘The Russian Federation’ series.
Description of coins made of precious metals:
An investment silver proof coin in denomination of 3 rubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 999/1,000) and an investment gold proof coin in denomination of 50 rubles (fine metal content 7.78 g, fineness 999/1,000) have a round shape 39.0 mm and 22.6 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), ‘50 РУБЛЕЙ’ (50 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, fineness, trade mark of the mint and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coins in denomination of 3 rubles (Catalogue Number: 5111-0178) and 50 rubles (Catalogue Number: 5216-0060) named ‘Saint George the Victorious’ features a relief image of Saint George the Victorious on horseback killing a dragon with a spear.

The edge of the coins is corrugated.
The coins are minted in uncirculated quality.
The mintage:
— the silver proof coin in denomination of 3 rubles: up to 500.0 thousand pcs;
— the gold proof coin in denomination of 50 rubles: up to 500.0 thousand pcs.
Commemorative silver proof coins in denomination of 2 rubles (fine metal content 15.55 g, fineness 925/1,000) and 3 rubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1,000) have a round shape 33.0 mm and 39.0 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins ‘2 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, fineness, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint and fine metal content.

The reverse:
— of the coin in denomination of 2 rubles ‘Creator of Russian porcelain D.I. Vinogradov — 300th Anniversary of his Birth (1720)’ (Catalogue Number: 5110-0163) features a relief profile of D.I. Vinogradov in the centre; the inscription above along the inner rim reads ‘Д.И. ВИНОГРАДОВ’ (D.I. VINOGRADOV), the inscription below indicates the master’s life years ‘1720—1758’; the coloured outer ring of the coin is adorned with the rambling vine pattern used by Vinogradov to decorate one of his bowls.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 7.0 thousand pcs;
— of the coin in denomination of 3 rubles ‘200th Anniversary of the Discovery of Antarctica by Russian Seamen Faddey F. Bellingshausen and Michail P. Lazarev’ (Catalogue Number: 5111-0414) features relief images of sailing sloops and, at the bottom, a guiding star; a contour image of Antarctica and two penguins, laser treated for a matte finish, is located in the upper right part of the coin; the coloured finish imitates the aurora borealis; the inscription along the rim reads ‘200-ЛЕТИЕ ОТКРЫТИЯ АНТАРКТИДЫ’ (200th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF ANTARCTICA).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3.0 thousand pcs.
Description of the coin made of base metal:
The coin has a round shape and is 27.0 mm in diameter. The coin is combined; it consists of a disc and an outer ring.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The edge of the coin is corrugated and has the inscription ‘ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ’ (TEN RUBLES) recurring twice and divided by asterisks.
The obverse of the coin has inscriptions along the circumference: ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA) on top, ‘2020’ at the bottom. On the left and on the right sides of the outer ring of the coin there are stylised images of laurel and oak branches respectively, which go over onto the disc. In the centre of the disc there is an indication of the face value of the coin — the figure ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБЛЕЙ’ (RUBLES). Inside the figure ‘0’ there is a protective element in the form of the number ‘10’ with the inscription ‘РУБ’ (RUB) visible when the coin is viewed from different angles. In the lower part of the disc there is the Moscow mint trademark.

The reverse of the coin (Catalogue Number: 5714-0067) has a relief image of the emblem of the Moscow Region encircled by inscriptions, divided by dots: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) on top and ‘МОСКОВСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ’ (MOSCOW REGION) at the bottom.

The mintage of the coin is 5.0 million pcs.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and it is mandatory that they be accepted for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

14 January 2020
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of base metals (02.12.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 2 December 2019, the Bank of Russia will issue commemorative coins of base metals in the denomination of 25 rubles of the Weapons of the Great Victory series (Weapons Designers):
— Weapons Designer Vasiliy Grabin,
— Weapons Designer Josef Kotin,
— Weapons Designer Mikhail Koshkin,
— Weapons Designer Boris Malinin,
— Weapons Designer Vladimir Petlyakov,
— Weapons Designer Fyodor Petrov,
— Weapons Designer Nikolai Polikarpov,
— Weapons Designer Sergei Simonov,
— Weapons Designer Georgy Shpagin.
The coins have a round shape and are 27.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The edge of the coins is corrugated.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation, the inscription above it along the upper circumference ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, the Moscow Mint trademark on the right, and the three-line inscription in the centre of the coins under the national emblem ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019).

The reverse:
— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Vasiliy Grabin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0033) bears a relief image of the ZIS-3 divisional gun and the inscription ‘ЗИС-3’ (ZIS-3) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘В.Г. ГРАБИН’ (VASILIY GRABIN) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Josef Kotin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0034) bears a relief image of the IS-2 heavy tank and the inscription ‘ИС-2’ (IS-2) on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘Ж.Я. КОТИН’ (JOSEF KOTIN) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Mikhail Koshkin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0035) bears a relief image of the T-34 medium tank and the inscription ‘Т-34’ (T-34) underneath on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘М.И. КОШКИН’ (MIKHAIL KOSHKIN) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Boris Malinin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0036) bears a relief image of the Shchuka-class submarine and the inscription ‘ЩУКА’ (SHCHUKA) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘Б.М. МАЛИНИН’ (BORIS MALININ) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Vladimir Petlyakov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0037) bears a relief image of the Pe-2 dive bomber and the inscription ‘ПЕ-2’ (PE-2) underneath on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘В.М. ПЕТЛЯКОВ’ (VLADIMIR PETLYAKOV) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Fyodor Petrov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0038) bears a relief image of the M-30 howitzer and the inscription ‘М-30’ (M-30) on the right; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘Ф.Ф. ПЕТРОВ’ (FYODOR PETROV) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Nikolai Polikarpov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0039) bears a relief image of the U-2 (Po-2) utility biplane and the inscription ‘У-2 (ПО-2)’ (U-2 (PO-2)) underneath; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘Н.Н. ПОЛИКАРПОВ’ (NIKOLAI POLIKARPOV) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Sergei Simonov’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0040) bears a relief image of the Simonov anti-tank rifle and the inscription ‘ПТРС ОБРАЗЦА 1941 г.’ (PTRS-41) underneath on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘С.Г. СИМОНОВ’ (SERGEI SIMONOV) at the bottom.

— of the coin ‘Weapons Designer Georgy Shpagin’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0041) bears a relief image of the Shpagin submachine gun and the inscription ‘ППШ-41’ (PPSh-41) on the left; along the circumference there are the inscriptions ‘ОРУЖИЕ ВЕЛИКОЙ ПОБЕДЫ’ (WEAPONS OF THE GREAT VICTORY) at the top and ‘Г.С. ШПАГИН’ (GEORGY SHPAGIN) at the bottom.

The mintage of each coin is 1 million pcs.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and it is mandatory that they be accepted for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

02 December 2019
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious and base metals (29.11.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 29 November 2019, the Bank of Russia will issue commemorative coins of the series ‘The 75th Anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet People in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945’:
— a silver coin in the denomination of 3 rubles,
— a silver coin in the denomination of 25 rubles,
— a gold coin in the denomination of 50 rubles,
— a base metal coin in the denomination of 10 rubles.
Description of coins made of precious metals:
Silver proof coins in the denomination of 3 rubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1,000) and 25 rubles (fine metal content 155.5 g, fineness 925/1,000) and a gold proof coin in the denomination of 50 rubles (fine metal content 7.78 g, fineness 999/1,000) are round in shape and are 39.0 mm, 60.0 mm and 22.6 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), ‘50 РУБЛЕЙ’ (50 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020), an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, fineness, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint and fine metal content.

The reverse:
— of the coin in the denomination of 3 rubles (Catalogue No. 5111-0413) bears the image of the Immortal Regiment laser treated for a matte finish in the upper part; a relief image of a veteran dressed in a ceremonial military uniform, a star and the Eternal Flame, a laurel branch and a flying St. George Ribbon in the lower part; at the bottom to the left there is an inscription along the circumference ‘75-ЛЕТИЕ ПОБЕДЫ’ (75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORY).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 3.0 thousand pcs;
— of the coin in the denomination of 25 rubles (Catalogue No. 5115-0152) bears the image of the Immortal Regiment laser treated for a matte finish in the upper part; a relief image of military men against the ceremonial troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation laser treated for a matte finish in the lower part; the upper and the lower part of the coin are divided by a relief image of a flying St. George Ribbon; at the top there is an inscription along the circumference ‘75-ЛЕТИЕ ПОБЕДЫ’ (75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORY).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 1.5 thousand pcs;
— of the coin in the denomination of 50 rubles (Catalogue No. 5216-0120) bears the image of the Immortal Regiment laser treated for a matte finish in the upper part; a relief image of a star with the Eternal Flame and a laurel branch in the lower part; at the top to the left there is an inscription along the circumference ‘75-ЛЕТИЕ ПОБЕДЫ’ (75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORY).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 1.0 thousand pcs.
Description of the coin made of base metal:
The base metal coin in the denomination of 10 rubles (Catalogue No. 5714-0066) is round in shape and 27.0 mm in diameter. The coin is combined; it consists of a disc and an outer ring.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.

The edge of the coin is corrugated and has the inscription ‘ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ’ (TEN RUBLES) recurring twice and divided by asterisks.
The obverse of the coin has inscriptions along the circumference: ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA) on top, ‘2020’ at the bottom. On the left and on the right sides of the outer ring of the coin there are stylised images of laurel and oak branches respectively, which go over onto the disc. In the centre of the disc there is an indication of the face value of the coin — the figure ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБЛЕЙ’ (RUBLES). Inside the figure ‘0’ there is a protective element in the form of the number ‘10’ with the inscription ‘РУБ’ (RUB) visible when the coin is viewed from different angles. In the lower part of the disc there is the Moscow mint trademark.
The reverse of the coin bears relief images of the figure ‘75’, a five-point star and a laurel branch; in the lower part there are dates ‘1941’ and ‘1945’ written in two lines.

The mintage of the coin is 5.0 million pcs.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and it is mandatory that they be accepted for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

29 November 2019
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious and base metals (05.11.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 5 November 2019, the Bank of Russia issues the following commemorative coins:
— a one-ruble silver proof coin ‘Rostechnadzor’;
— a three-ruble silver proof coin and a 25-ruble base metal coin (incl. with a coloured coating) ‘Father Frost and Summer’ of the Russian (Soviet) Animation series.
Description of the precious metal coins:
Silver proof coins in the denomination of one ruble (fine metal content 7.78 g, fineness 925) and three rubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) have a round shape 25.0 mm and 39.0 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins ‘1 РУБЛЬ’ (1 RUBLE) or ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019), an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, fineness, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint, and fine metal content.

The reverse side of:
— the one-ruble coin ‘Rostechnadzor’ (Catalogue No. 5109-0127) features a relief image of the emblem of the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service of Russia (Rostechnadzor) and a semicircular inscription ‘РОСТЕХНАДЗОР’ (ROSTECHNADZOR).

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 3.0 thousand pcs;
— the three-ruble coins ‘Father Frost and Summer’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0412) features a coloured cartoon scene and the inscription ‘ДЕД МОРОЗ И ЛЕТО’ (FATHER FROST AND SUMMER) along the upper circumference.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 3.0 thousand pcs.
Description of the base metal coins:
Base metal coins ‘Father Frost and Summer’ in the denomination of 25 rubles have a round shape 27.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The edge of the coins is corrugated.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation, the inscription above it along the upper circumference ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, the Moscow Mint trademark on the right, and the three-line inscription in the centre of the coins under the national emblem ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019).

The reverse side of:
— the coin ‘Father Frost and Summer’ (Catalogue No. 5015-0031) features a relief cartoon scene and the inscription ‘ДЕД МОРОЗ И ЛЕТО’ (FATHER FROST AND SUMMER) along the upper circumference;

— the coin ‘Father Frost and Summer’ with a coloured coating (Catalogue No. 5015-0032) features a coloured cartoon scene and the inscription ‘ДЕД МОРОЗ И ЛЕТО’ (FATHER FROST AND SUMMER) along the upper circumference.

The mintage of:
— the 25-ruble coin is 450.0 thousand pcs;
— the 25-ruble coin with a coloured coating is 50.0 thousand pcs.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation. They are obligatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

05 November 2019
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coin (16.10.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coin
On 16 October 2019, the Bank of Russia issues a commemorative silver 3-ruble coin ‘The Russia—Africa Summit’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0411).
The coin (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.
The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) and ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the St. Petersburg Mint trademark, and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin is decorated with a multi-coloured Summit emblem dividing the coin surface into two parts: the upper half features a coloured image of the contour of the territory of the Russian Federation, and the lower part — of the territory of Africa. There are two inscriptions above the emblem: ‘СОЧИ’ (SOCHI) on the left and ‘2019’ on the right.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3.0 thousand pieces.
The new coin is legal tender of the Russian Federation and is mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at its face value.

16 October 2019
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious metal (01.10.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 1 October 2019, the Bank of Russia will issue silver proof commemorative coins of the Jewellery Art in Russia (Jewellery Items of the Firm of Bolin) series:
— in the denomination of 3 rubles
— in the denomination of 25 rubles
— in the denomination of 25 rubles with coloured paintwork.
Silver proof coins in the denomination of 3 rubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1,000) and 25 rubles (fine metal content 155.5 g, fineness 925/1,000) have a round shape 39.0 mm and 60.0 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019), an indication of the metal according to the Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, fineness, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg Mint, and fine metal content.

The reverse:
— of the 3-ruble coin (Catalogue No. 5111-0410) and the 25-ruble coin (Catalogue No. 5115-0150) bears a relief image of a jewellery item made by Bolin — a silver-mounted crystal pitcher with a stylised composition, laser treated for matte finishing, themed on other items of the firm in the background; along the circumference there are inscriptions: ‘ЮВЕЛИРНОЕ ИСКУССТВО В РОССИИ’ (JEWELLERY ART IN RUSSIA) at the top and ‘БОЛИНЪ’ (BOLIN) at the bottom;

— of the 25-ruble coin with coloured paintwork (Catalogue No. 5111-0151) bears a relief image of a jewellery item made by Bolin — a silver-mounted crystal pitcher with a stylised composition, laser treated for matte finishing, themed on other items of the firm in the background; a part of the image and the background are made with coloured enamel; along the circumference there are inscriptions: ‘ЮВЕЛИРНОЕ ИСКУССТВО В РОССИИ’ (JEWELLERY ART IN RUSSIA) at the top and ‘БОЛИНЪ’ (BOLIN) at the bottom.

The edge of the coins is corrugated.
The coins are minted in proof quality.
The mintage of:
— 3-ruble coins: 3,000 pcs;
— 25-ruble coins: 1,500 pcs;
— 25-ruble coins with coloured paintwork: 1,000 pcs.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation. They are obligatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

01 October 2019
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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins of precious and base metals (05.09.2019)

Source: Central Bank of the Russian Federation in English

On 5 September 2019, the Bank of Russia issues the following commemorative coins:
— silver 2-ruble coin ‘Weapons Designer M.T. Kalashnikov — Centenary of his Birth (10.11.1919)’ of the Outstanding Personalities of Russia series
— silver 2-ruble coin ‘Poet Mustai Karim — Centenary of his Birth (20.10.1919)’ of the Outstanding Personalities of Russia series
— silver 3-ruble coin ‘The Hunter and the Snake’ of the Legends and Folktales of Russia series
— silver 3-ruble coin ‘5th Anniversary of the EAEU’
— base-metal 10-ruble coin ‘Klin, Moscow Region’ of the Ancient Towns of Russia series.
Description of the precious metal coins:
The silver 2-ruble coins (fine precious metal content 15.55 g, fineness 925) and 3‑ruble coins (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) have a round shape and are 33.0 and 39.0 mm in diameter respectively.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coins have a relief rim along the circumference.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) and ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘2 РУБЛЯ’ (2 RUBLES) or ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the St. Petersburg Mint trademark, and fine metal content.

— The reverse of the 2-ruble coin ‘Weapons Designer M.T. Kalashnikov — Centenary of his Birth (10.11.1919)’ (Catalogue No. 5110-0161) features a relief portrait of Mikhail Kalashnikov and the inscriptions ‘КОНСТРУКТОР ОРУЖИЯ’ (WEAPONS DESIGNER) at the top, ‘М.Т. КАЛАШНИКОВ’ (M.T. KALASHNIKOV) at the bottom, and the years of the designer’s birth and death in two lines ‘1919’ and ‘2013’ on the right.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3.0 thousand coins.
— The reverse of the 2-ruble coin ‘Poet Mustai Karim — Centenary of his Birth (20.10.1919)’ (Catalogue No. 5110-0162) features a relief portrait of Mustai Karim, an image of a flying eagle — the character of the poem ‘Releasing Birds’ — to the right of the portrait, the years of the poet’s birth and death in two lines ‘1919’ and ‘2005’ to the left of the portrait, and a facsimile of his signature on the bottom right.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3.0 thousand pieces.
— The reverse of the 3-ruble coin ‘The Hunter and the Snake’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0408) features a relief image of a hunter with a snake on his shoulder and a cat sitting on a birch, the name of the tale ‘ОХОТНИК И ЗМЕЯ’ (‘THE HUNTER AND THE SNAKE’) in an ancient script style on the birch bark — at the bottom, and the inscription ‘ЛЕГЕНДЫ И СКАЗКИ НАРОДОВ РОССИИ’ (LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES OF RUSSIA) — on the left.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 5.0 thousand pieces.
— The reverse of the 3-ruble coin ‘5th Anniversary of the EAEU’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0409) features silhouettes of EAEU member states in the centre, coloured images of their national flags along the upper circumference that are extended below in curved lines, the coloured emblem of the EAEU under the images of the flags, and the inscriptions ‘5 ЛЕТ’ (5 YEARS) and ‘ЕАЭС’ (EAEU) at the bottom.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage is 3 thousand pieces.
Description of the base metal coin:
The coin has a round shape and is 27.0 mm in diameter. The coin is combined, comprising a disk and an outer ring around it.
The obverse and reverse sides of the coin have a relief rim along the circumference.
The edge of the coin is corrugated and has the inscriptions ‘ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ’ (TEN RUBLES) repeated twice and separated with asterisks.
The obverse of the coin features the inscriptions along the circumference: ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA) at the top and ‘2019’ at the bottom. There are images of branches of the bay tree and oak tree to the left and right of the outer ring respectively, their elements extending onto the disk. The number ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБЛЕЙ’ (RUBLES) below denoting the face value of the coin are in the centre of the disk. The digit ‘0’ features a security element inside in the form of the figure ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБ’ (RUB) visible at various viewing angles to the coin surface. The Moscow Mint trademark is at the bottom of the disk.

The reverse of the coin (Catalogue No. 5714–0065) features a relief image of the townscape of Klin, an image of the municipal arms of Klin at the upper left, and the inscriptions on the outer ring: ‘ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ’ (ANCIENT TOWNS OF RUSSIA) along the upper circumference, and ‘КЛИН’ (KLIN) along the lower circumference.

The mintage is 5 million coins.
The new coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation and are mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

05 September 2019
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