TheCity of Uglich

Series: The Golden Ring of Russia

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

on the disc – 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, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content. The inscriptionson the ring along the rim: at the top – «ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ» (FIVE RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2004», the letters the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

on the disc – the view of architectural monuments of the city of Uglich. The inscription at the bottom on the ring along the rim – «УГЛИЧ» (UGLICH).

Authors

The artiat: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptor: S.A. Kornilov.
St. Peterburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: the raised inscription «ЗОЛОТОЕ КОЛЬЦО РОССИИ» (THE GOLDEN RING OF RUSSIA). Moreover every word is divided from each other by a sector consisting of 20 reefs.

Uglich is the most ancient city situated on the Volga River. It was first mentioned in the St. Ipatius Chronicle dated back from the year of 1148 and also was one of the significant political, economical and cultural centers of the Russian State.

Denomination 5 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000 - Gold 900/1000
Total weight, G 48,05(±0,75)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
23,30 - 19,20
Diameter, mm 39,50 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,80(±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 5000

Date of issue: 27/12/2004
Catalogue number: 5612-0002

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