Banknotes

The 100-ruble Bank of Russia commemorative note of 2018

In circulation since 22.05.2018
Dimensions 150 x 65 mm

front side

front side

back side

back side

The banknote celebrates the 2018 FIFA World Cup™.

The note is printed on polymer. The top part of the note bears a transparent window that contains a holographic element.

The design of the note is vertically oriented.

The coat of arms of the Russian Federation is located in the top left corner of the front of the note.

The main images of the front side are a boy with a ball under his arm and a goalkeeper diving for a ball.

The main images of the back side are a football as a symbol of the globe and football fans.

On the back of the note is the number 2018 that marks both the issue of the banknote and the FIFA World Cup Russia™.

The bottom right corner of the front of the note bears a QR-code, which contains a link to the page of the Bank of Russia website with the description of the note’s security features.

Predominant colours of the note are blue and green.

On the back of the note, there are two serial numbers, which consist of two letters indicating the series followed by nine digits. The right number is printed on the short side of the note, the left number on the long one.

Security features checked in transmitted light

front side

  • Number 2018

    When the note is held up to the light, the number 2018 appears light on a dark background.

       
  • Multi-coloured image

    When the note is held up to the light, the colour stripes located in a transparent window at the bottom of the note change their colour depending on the viewing angle.

       
  • front side
front side

back side

  • Number 2018

    When the note is held up to the light, the number 2018 appears light on a dark background.

       
  • Multi-coloured image

    When the note is held up to the light, the colour stripes located in a transparent window at the bottom of the note change their colour depending on the viewing angle.

       
  • back side
back side

Security features checked with a magnifying glass (x8-x10)

front side

  • Small graphic elements

    The images of the value numeral consist of separate repeated small graphic elements reflecting the football theme.

       
  • Small graphic elements

    The images of the value numeral consist of separate repeated small graphic elements reflecting the football theme.

       
  • Microtext

    Dark and light microtexts composed of the repeated number “100”, dark microtext composed of the repeated words “СТОРУБЛЕЙ” (‘one hundred rubles’).

       
  • front side
front side

back side

  • Small graphic elements

    The stylised image of football fans consists of separate repeated small graphic elements (the word “RUSSIA” and micro images reflecting the football theme and the national character).

       
  • Small graphic elements

    The images of the value numeral consist of separate repeated small graphic elements reflecting the football theme.

       
  • Microtext

    Negative microtext composed of the names of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ host cities.

       
  • back side
back side

Security features checked by tilting the banknote

front side

  • Tone variable element

    When the note is held up to the light, a silhouette of a football player kicking a ball appears in a transparent hexagonal window. The image is either dark or light depending on the viewing angle.

       
  • Optically variable element

    When the note is tilted, some fragments of the football change their colour from blue to green, while others change from green to blue.

       
  • Holographic element

    The holographic element consists of stylised images of a stadium, a football player and a football. The monochrome image of the football appears 3D. The trajectory of the ball becomes visible depending on the viewing angle. When the note is tilted, the player’s uniform becomes brightly coloured. When the note is swayed, the image of the stadium and the outline of the player have an iridescent shimmer.

       
  • front side
front side

back side

  • Tone variable element

    When the note is held up to the light, a silhouette of a football player kicking a ball appears in a transparent hexagonal window. The image is either dark or light depending on the viewing angle.

       
  • Optically variable element

    When the note is tilted, some fragments of the number 2018 change their colour from blue to green, while the others change from green to blue

       
  • Holographic element

    The holographic element consists of stylised images of a stadium, a football player and a football. The monochrome image of the football appears 3D. The trajectory of the ball becomes visible depending on the viewing angle. When the note is tilted, the player’s uniform becomes brightly coloured. When the note is swayed, the image of the stadium and the outline of the player have an iridescent shimmer.

       
  • back side
back side

Security features checked by touch (raised print)

front side

  • Line marks at the edges of the note have raised relief identified by touch

       
  • Line marks at the edges of the note have raised relief identified by touch

       
  • front side
front side

Marks for visually impaired people

front side

  • Line marks at the edges of the note have raised relief identified by touch

       
  • Line marks at the edges of the note have raised relief identified by touch

       
  • front side
front side

Under IR light

Image of the note in infrared spectrum

Under IR light

front side

Under IR light

back side

Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum

Image of the note under UV light

Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum

  • Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum

    The official logotype of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ becomes visible under ultraviolet light.

       
  • Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum
front side

Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum

  • Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum

    The official emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ becomes visible under ultraviolet light.

       
  • Image of the note in the UV range of the spectrum
back side
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