The 360th Anniversary of Yakutia's Voluntary Entering into Russia

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the centre of the disc, in the circle of dots - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (two-headed eagle with wings down), under it to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the mint trade mark, to the right – the fine metal content; along the rim – semicircular inscriptions divided by two doubled rhombuses, on the top – the denomination and year of issue: "50 РУБЛЕЙ 1992" (50 RUBLES 1992), at the bottom: "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse

in the centre of the disc – the relief depiction of a snow sheep (chubuk) against the background of the contour map of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) framed by radiating lines looking like rays; along the rim – semicircular inscriptions, to the left: "РОССИЯ" (RUSSIA), to the right: "САХА/ЯКУТИЯ" (SAKHA/YAKUTIA), at the bottom - the date: "1632".

Authors

The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: N. A. Nosov
Mint: Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 200 corrugations

The Yakuts forefathers populated their land within the X-XVI centuries. In 1632, in the year of foundation of the town of Yakutsk, entered Yakutia voluntary into the Russian state. Now is the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) the constituent territory of the Russian Federation. The snow sheep (chubuk) is the symbol of Yakutia. It is respected like a living diamond of this distinctive land and is as rare as the mineral itself. The length of chubuk’s body reaches 1,8 meters the weight – 140 kilos.

Denomination 50 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Gold 900/1000
Total weight, G 8,64 (+0,20)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
7,78
Diameter, mm 22,60 (-0,15)
Thickness, mm 1,70(±0,15)
Mintage, pcs 25000

Date of issue: 23/12/1992
Catalogue number: 5216-0002

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