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Bank of Russia issues investment silver coin

26 August 2021
Press release

On 30 August 2021, the Bank of Russia issues an investment silver 3-ruble coin ‘Saint George the Victorious’ (Catalogue No. 5111-0178).

The investment silver 3-ruble coin (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 999/1,000) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter.

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

The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2021 г.’ (2021), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the mint trademark, and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin features a relief image of Saint George the Victorious on horseback killing a dragon with a spear.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in uncirculated quality.

The mintage of the coin is up to 500.0 thousand pcs.

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.

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