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The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)

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On issuing commemorative coin of precious metal

On February 15, 2018 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issues silver proof commemorative coin in denomination of 3 Rubles of the series „Guarding the Homeland” (catalogue numbers 5111-0375).

Description of the coin of precious metals:

The silver proof coin in denomination of 3 Roubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1000, diameter 39.0 mm, mintage 3000 pcs) has the rim raised on both sides of the coin along the circumference. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The obverse side of the coin bears a relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation. There are inscriptions: „РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ” (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), „БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coin — „3 РУБЛЯ” (3 ROUBLES) and the year — „2018”, an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, purity, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint and fine precious metal content.

The reverse side of the coin depicts relief images of a modern soldier and a tank against the background of the silhouettes of flying combat helicopters. There is an inscription „НА СТРАЖЕ ОТЕЧЕСТВА” („GUARDING THE HOMELAND”) along circumference at the bottom.

The coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation. They are obligatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

15 February 2018

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