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Bank of Russia issues commemorative precious metal coins

30 April 2021
Press release

On 12 May 2021, the Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins ‘UEFA EURO 2020’:

— a silver coin in the denomination of 3 rubles;

— a gold coin in the denomination of 50 rubles.

The silver 3-ruble coin (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1,000) has a round shape and is 39.0 mm in diameter. The gold 50-ruble coin (fine metal content 7.78 g, fineness 999/1,000) has a round shape and is 22.6 mm in diameter.

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

The obverse of the coins 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), ‘50 РУБЛЕЙ’ (50 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 silver coin (Catalogue No. 5111-0442) features a coloured image of the official emblem of the championship and a relief image of the Saint Petersburg stadium where football matches will take place against the background of symbols of Saint Petersburg laser treated for matte finishing.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in proof quality.

The mintage of the coin is 8.0 thousand pcs.

The reverse of the gold coin (Catalogue No. 5216-0124) features a relief image of the official emblem of the championship against the background of symbols of Saint Petersburg laser treated for matte finishing.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in proof quality.

The mintage of the coin is 2.4 thousand 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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