Emperor Dragon-Fly

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, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ДВА РУБЛЯ" (TWO RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2008 г." (2008), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

the image of emperor dragon-fly near a flower, in the background - three flying dragon-flies, above - the inscription along the rim: "ДОЗОРЩИК-ИМПЕРАТОР" (EMPEROR DRAGON-FLY).

Authors

The artist and sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Emperor Dragon-Fly (Anax imperator) inhabits open reservoirs as well as forest ones. Is protected by the state.

Denomination 2 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 17,00 (±0,18)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
15,55
Diameter, mm 33,00 (±0,20)
Thickness, mm 2,40 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 12500

Date of issue: 01/09/2008
Catalogue number: 5110-0087

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