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Taraxacum leucoglossum

Date of Issue
Catalogue number
Red Data Book
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
2 rubles
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
17.00 (± 0.18)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
33.00 (± 0.20)
Thickness, mm
2.40 (± 0.20)
Mintage, pcs


a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and a semicircular inscription above it along the rim: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, under the coat of arms there are the chemical symbol of the metal and fineness on the left and fine metal content and the mint trade mark on the right, at the bottom in the centre, in three lines, there is an inscription: ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination: ‘2 РУБЛЯ’ (2 RUBLES), and the year of issue: ‘2022 г.’ (2022).


an image of dandelion Taraxacum leucoglossum, with its flowers cast in relief with colour printing thereon, the leaves, the flower bud, the stem and the roots cast using the technology of colour printing on the flat surface, and a relief image of stones – in the foreground; images of the dandelion and soil laser-treated for matte finishing – in the background; and the relief inscription ‘ОДУВАНЧИК БЕЛОЯЗЫЧКОВЫЙ’ (TARAXACUM LEUCOGLOSSUM) along the upper rim.


Designers: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.D. Schablykin (reverse).
Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A.D. Schablykin (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
Edge: 195 corrugations.

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Taraxacum leucoglossum is a dandelion in the family Asteraceae. It is an endangered species and is only found in Russia. This dandelion grows on the coastal rocks of the Turiy Cape in the Tersky District of the Murmansk Region. The species can be found on the southern slopes in the crevices of rocks and fine soil filled rock fissures, in narrow rock shelves. The population grows on a small area of approximately 100 metres along the coast. The limiting factor is a narrow ecological amplitude. The entire area now populated by this species is located in the Kandalaksha State Nature Reserve, which is a sufficiently reliable guarantee of the survivability of the population.

Source: https://www.mnr.gov.ru

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