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 — «100 РУБЛЕЙ 1995 г.» (100 RUBLES 1995), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse

in the center - a lynx lying on a tree trunk, above - an old Russian town, below - a squirrel 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: A.A. Dolgopolova
Moscow Mint (ММД)
The edge: 240 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 100 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Gold 999/1000
Total weight, G 15,72 (+0,15)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
15,55
Diameter, mm 30,0 (-0,25)
Thickness, mm 1,50 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 3500

Date of issue: 14/12/1995
Catalogue number: 5217-0012

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