Asiatic Wild Dog

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 «2005», 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 an Asiatic wild dog. The inscription along the rim: «КРАСНЫЙ ВОЛК» (ASIATIC WILD DOG).


The Artist: A.A. Dolgopolova.
The Sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
St. Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The Edge: 252 Corrugations.

The Asiatic Wild Dog (Cuon alpinus) is known in consequence of very rare encounters mostly in the south-west of Primorsky area and in places adjoining the Amurregion.

Denomination 1 ruble
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 17,00 (±0,18)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 33,00(±0,20)
Thickness, mm 2,40 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 10000

Date of issue: 03/10/2005
Catalogue number: 5109-0073

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