The 100th Anniversary of the Foundation of OKB Tupolev
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: ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), and the year of issue: ‘2022 г.’ (2022).
relief images of Andrey Tupolev’s portrait, a plane, and the emblem of the 100th anniversary of the Tupolev Experimental Design Bureau against the background of images of the building of the design bureau, a grid pattern, and clouds, laser-treated for matte finishing; and the relief inscription ‘100-ЛЕТИЕ ОКБ А.Н. ТУПОЛЕВА’ (THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF OKB TUPOLEV) around the upper circumference.
Designers: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.A. Dolgopolova (reverse).
Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A.N. Bessonov (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
Edge: 300 corrugations.
PJSC Tupolev is the leading Russian company for design, manufacture and post-sale support of missile carrier bombers and special-purpose aircraft. It is the head enterprise of the strategic and long-range aviation division of the United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC controlled by State Corporation Rostec).
PJSC Tupolev carries on the traditions of the enterprise founded in 1922 by Andrey Tupolev, a Russian aircraft designer and an organiser of the country’s aircraft production.
Tupolev Experimental Design Bureau developed nearly 300 models and modifications of aircraft, of which about 90 were implemented in prototypes and more than 40 were mass-produced. Overall, since 1923, the design bureau has built over 18,000 Tu-branded aircraft, and approximately 1,000 of them have been delivered to 20 countries worldwide.
About 280 world records for flight range and load-lifting capacity were set on Tupolev airplanes.