The Golden Eagle

Series: Red Data Book

"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

the relief picture of a golden eagle with his nestling. The inscription at the top to the left along the rim: "БЕРКУТ" (THE GOLDEN EAGLE).

Authors

The artist: A.S. Kunats.
The sculptor: A.S. Kunats.
St. Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.

The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) nests in the dense forests and on unassailable rocks of the Caucasus, Altai, Sayany mountains and in the south of the Far East as veil. It is protected by the State.

Denomination 1 ruble
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000
Total weight, G 17,44 (±0,16)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
15,55
Diameter, mm 33,00 (±0,20)
Thickness, mm 2,40 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 10000

Date of issue: 17/10/2002
Catalogue number: 5109-0057

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