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The 300th Anniversary of the Russian Fleet

A Set of Commemorative Coins Dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Fleet
Date of Issue
18.10.1996
Catalogue number
5217-0016
A Set of Commemorative Coins Dedicated to the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Fleet
Date of Issue
18.10.1996
Catalogue number
5217-0016
Denomination
100 rubles
Quality
Proof
Metal, fineness
Gold 900/1000
Total weight, g
17.45 (±0.17)
Fine metal content not less than, g
15.55
Diameter, mm
30.00 (-0.25)
Thickness, mm
1.70 (±0.20)
Mintage, pcs
1,000

Obverse

the two-headed eagle designed by artist I. Bilibin. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «100 РУБЛЕЙ 1996 г.» (100 RUBLES 1996), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA). The letters below indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content.

Reverse

the destroyers "ГРЕМЯЩИЙ" (GREMYASHIY) and "СООБРАЗИТЕЛЬНЫЙ" (SOOBRAZITELNY), to the left - two dates "1941" and "1945". The inscriptions along the rim: at the top on a ribbon - "300-ЛЕТИЕ РОССИЙСКОГО ФЛОТА" (THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RUSSIAN FLEET), at the bottom - "ЭСМИНЕЦ "ГРЕМЯЩИЙ" (DESTROYER "GREMYASHIY") "ЭСМИНЕЦ "СООБРАЗИТЕЛЬНЫЙ" (DESTROYER "SOOBRAZITELNY".

Authors

The artist: A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: L.S. Kamshilov
Moscow Mint (ММД)
The edge: 240 corrugations

Destroyers appeared as a class of ships in the early twentieth century. These warships carry artillery, torpedoes and missiles on board and are designed for the destruction of submarines and surface ships.

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