Russian Ballet

Series: Russian Ballet

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

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: at the top — «5 РУБЛЕЙ 1994 г.» (5 RUBLES 1994), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse

a dancing ballerina, the inscription along the rim: "РУССКИЙ БАЛЕТ" (RUSSIAN BALLET) and a flower


The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: A.V. Baklanov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 278 corrugations

Russian ballet - a national school of dance with traditions based on Russian folk dances and the achievements of different ballet schools of the world. Russian ballet dancers, choreographers and instructors made a great contribution to the establishment of the well-known ballet schools. The ballet theatre has been existing in Russia since the middle of the XVIIIth century. The Russian school of ballet has received international recognition.

Denomination 5 rubles
Quality BU
Metal, fineness Palladium 999/1000
Total weight, G 7,87 (±0,08)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 25,0 (-0,20)
Thickness, mm 1,55 (±0,15)
Mintage, pcs 6000

Date of issue: 07/06/1994
Catalogue number: 5412-0003

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