The Cock

Series: The Lunar Calendar

"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 – «ТРИ РУБЛЯ» (THREE RUBLES), 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

in the ring framed by the solid rim – the profile picture of a cock to the left, to the right – the matted image of the half-moon.


The Artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The Sculptor: Computer Simulation.
Moscow Mint (MМД).
The Edge: 300 Corrugations.

The Cock is one of the 12 symbols of the Lunar Calendar.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 33,94 (±0,31)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,30 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 15000

Date of issue: 13/01/2005
Catalogue number: 5111-0137

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