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Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coin

On 16 October 2019, the Bank of Russia issues a commemorative silver 3-ruble coin ‘The Russia—Africa Summit’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0411).

The coin (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter.

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

The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the national emblem of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) and ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2019 г.’ (2019), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the St. Petersburg Mint trademark, and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin is decorated with a multi-coloured Summit emblem dividing the coin surface into two parts: the upper half features a coloured image of the contour of the territory of the Russian Federation, and the lower part — of the territory of Africa. There are two inscriptions above the emblem: ‘СОЧИ’ (SOCHI) on the left and ‘2019’ on the right.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in proof quality.

The mintage is 3.0 thousand pieces.

The new coin is legal tender of the Russian Federation and is mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at its face value.

16 October 2019

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