Friday, July 3, 2009

3 rubles, Russia, 2009

The obverse: in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in image of Saint George the Victorious sitting on horseback and spearing a dragon.

The edge: 300 corrugations.

Denomination: 3 rubles
The artist and sculptor: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia.Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint
Metal, fineness: Silver 999/1000
Total weight, G: 31,50

Source: The Central Bank of Russian Federation

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