200th Anniversary of Founding the Ministries in Russia

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the centre - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower - the semicircular inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "ОДИН РУБЛЬ" (ONE RUBLE), at the bottom - the year of issue "2002", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in the centre - the emblem of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the inscription along the rim "ВООРУЖЕННЫЕ СИЛЫ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ" (ARMED FORCES OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION).

Authors

The artists: A.V. Baklanov, E.V. Kramskaya.
The sculptor: V.I. Markov.
Moscow Mint (ММД).
The edge: 200 corrugations.

On September 8, 1802 Alexander I, the Emperor of the Russian Empire, issued the Manifesto according to which following ministries had been founded on the basis of the Administration of State Affairs: Military Land Forces, Naval Forces, Foreign Affairs, Justice, Internal Affairs, Finances, Commerce, Education. The Manifesto facilitated the formation of the Russian State and unified the system of the executive power bodies. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Finances of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation are successors of the Ministries founded according to the Manifesto of Alexander I.

Denomination 1 ruble
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 8,53 (±0,09)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
7,78
Diameter, mm 25,00 (±0,20)
Thickness, mm 2,20 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 3000

Date of issue: 06/09/2002
Catalogue number: 5109-0048

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