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Bank of Russia issues commemorative coin dedicated to oil and gas industry worker

14 July 2021
Press release

On 14 July 2021, the Bank of Russia issues a commemorative base-metal 10-ruble coin ‘Oil and Gas Worker’ of the Man of Labour series.

The base metal coin in the denomination of 10 rubles has a round shape and is 22.0 mm in diameter.

The obverse and the reverse of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.

The edge of the coin is intermittently corrugated and has alternating sections with different numbers of ridges thereon.

The obverse of the coin features the inscriptions around the circumference: ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA) at the top and ‘2021’ at the bottom. There are images of branches of the bay tree and oak tree on the left and right respectively. The number ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБЛЕЙ’ (RUBLES) below denoting the face value of the coin are in the centre. The digit ‘0’ features a security element inside in the form of the figure ‘10’ and the inscription ‘РУБ’ (RUB) visible at various viewing angles to the coin surface. The Moscow Mint trademark is at the bottom.

The reverse of the coin (Catalogue No. 5714-0073) has an image of the oil and gas industry worker standing near an oil well against the background of a stylised image of an oil pump; and at the top on the right there is an inscription around the circumference: ‘ЧЕЛОВЕК ТРУДА’ (MAN OF LABOUR).

The mintage of the coin is 1.0 million pcs.

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

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