A little polar bear Umka, a character from an animation film of the same name, will appear on Bank of Russia commemorative coins. Many generations of spectators have grown fond of this cartoon directed by Vladimir Popov and Vladimir Pekar and based on a screenplay by Yury Yakovlev. It was filmed at Soyuzmultfilm studios with the first episode out in 1969.
On 30 June 2021, the Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins ‘Umka’ of the Russian (Soviet) Animation series:
— a silver coin in the denomination of 3 rubles;
— base metal coins in the denomination of 25 rubles (including with a coloured coating).
Description of the precious metal coin:
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) and ‘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 St. Petersburg Mint trademark, and fine metal content.
The reverse of the coin (Catalogue No.
The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coin is minted in proof quality.
The mintage of the coin is 7.0 thousand pcs.
Description of the base metal coins:
The base metal coins in the denomination of 25 rubles have a round shape and are 27.0 mm in diameter.
The obverse and the reverse of the coins have a relief rim around the circumference.
The edges of the coins are corrugated.
The obverse of the coins features a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, an inscription above it around the upper circumference ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed with paired diamonds on both sides, the Moscow Mint trademark on the right, and a three-line inscription in the centre of the coins under the National Coat of Arms ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘25 РУБЛЕЙ’ (25 RUBLES), and the year of issue ‘2021 г.’ (2021).
— of the coin ‘Umka’ (Catalogue No.
— of the coin ‘Umka’ with a coloured coating (Catalogue No.
The mintage of:
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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