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The Issue of the First Payment Cards of the Russian National Payment System

Date of Issue
Catalogue number
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
3 rubles
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
33.94 (±0.31)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Length, mm
51,00 (±0,30)
Width, mm
32,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm
2.40 (±0.20)
Mintage, pcs


on the left part of the square-shaped coin – the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it – the semicircular inscription: "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, under the coat of arms to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and mint trade mark, below – the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA), on the right part of the coin in two lines – the denomination "3 РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), below – the year of issue "2015 г." (2015).


on the mirror field of the coin to the left – the image of the Globe and a micro-chip, to the right – a pseudoholographic square picture with recurrent inscriptions "МИР" (PEACE), "РОССИЯ" (RUSSIA) and the rouble symbol, under it on a bright section – the name of the card: "МИР" (PEACE), above along the rim – the horizontal inscription: "ВЫПУСК ПЕРВОЙ ПЛАТЕЖНОЙ КАРТЫ НСПК" (ISSUE OF THE FIRST PAYMENT CARD OF NSPC), in the centre and below – official inscriptions, traditional for a payment card appearance.


The artist: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse and reverse).
The sculptor: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), computer simulation (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 200 corrugations.

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