Lynx

Series: Protect Our World

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «25 РУБЛЕЙ 1995 г.» (25 RUBLES 1995), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse

in the center - a lynx walking on the trunk of a tree, to the left - two haystacks, above - the sun rising from behind the forest, below - a bird sitting on a fir branch, the inscription at the top along the rim - "СОХРАНИМ НАШ МИР" (PROTECT OUR WORLD)..

Authors

The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: N.A. Nosov
Moscow Mint (ММД)
The edge: 252 corrugations

The lynx - an animal of the cat family; it may be as long as 109 cm and have a tail up to 24 cm long. It is found in Eurasian and North American forests.

Denomination 25 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000
Total weight, G 173,29 (±0,045)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
155,50
Diameter, mm 60,00 (±0,50)
Thickness, mm 6,80 (±0,50)
Mintage, pcs 5000

Date of issue: 14/12/1995
Catalogue number: 5115-0005

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