Banknotes

The 5000-ruble Bank of Russia note

In circulation since 31.07.2006
Dimensions 157 x 69 mm

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The 5000-ruble banknote is printed on white high-quality cotton paper. Chaotically embedded in the paper are protective light-green, red, and grey fibres, as well as fibres with alternating red and blue sectors. The 3 mm wide window thread with the holographic covering is embedded in the paper. The banknote has local watermarks on the left and right unprinted areas.

The front of the banknote depicts the monument to N.N.Muravjov-Amursky and the embankment in Khabarovsk..

On the back of the banknote there is the bridge over the Amur River in Khabarovsk.

Predominant colours of the banknote are red and brown.

The banknote possesses several machine-readable security features.

Security features checked in the transmitted light

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  • Multitone & highlight watermark

    The paper has local watermarks on the left and right unprinted areas. The watermark located on the wide unprinted area consists of a multitone watermark (a fragment of the monument to Muravyov-Amursky in the city of Khabarovsk) and a highlight watermark — a numeric value of the denomination (value numeral “5000”). The highlight watermark has lighter elements than the background paper and multitone watermark. In the narrow unprinted area there is a numeric value of the denomination (value numeral 5000).

       
  • Microperforation

    When the banknote is held up to the source of light, one can view the note denomination “5000” formed by absolutely straight parallel rows of holes perforated in the paper. The area of a banknote with the holes does not feel rough to the touch.

       
  • Multitone & highlight watermark

    The paper has local watermarks on the left and right unprinted areas. The watermark located on the wide unprinted area consists of a multitone watermark (a fragment of the monument to Muravyov-Amursky in the city of Khabarovsk) and a highlight watermark — a numeric value of the denomination (value numeral “5000”). The highlight watermark has lighter elements than the background paper and multitone watermark. In the narrow unprinted area there is a numeric value of the denomination (value numeral 5000).

       
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  • Security thread

    The windowed security thread (3 mm wide) is embedded in the paper. Five parts of the security thread appear as a series of silver dashes on the paper surface on the reverse side of the banknote. When the banknote is held up to the light you can see the security thread as a straight continuous dark line with light repeated value numerals “5000”.

       
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Security features checked with a magnifying glass (x8-x10)

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  • Images consisting of micro elements

    The image of the far bank of the Amur river on the front of the banknote consists of small graphical elements (repeated text «ЦБРФ» and «РР», tigers, fishes and bears).

       
  • Microtext (repeated value numeral “5000”)

    On the front of the banknote at the top edge of the decorative stripe there is a positive microtext formed by repeated value numerals “5000” divided by dots.

       
  • Microtext (repeated value numeral “5000”)

    In the top and bottom parts of the front of the banknote there are background fields in the form of lines of repeated value numeral “5000”.

       
  • Microtext (repeated value numeral “5000”)

    In the top and bottom parts of the front of the banknote there are background fields in the form of lines of repeated value numeral “5000”.

       
  • Blind embossing

    Fine coloured line marks at the end of the text „БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ” (THE NOTE OF THE BANK OF RUSSIA) transform into the blind embossing.

       
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  • Micropattern

    On the reverse side of the banknote in the upper and lower parts of unprinted areas there are images consisting of fine lines that look like an even background for a naked eye. Copying these images causes their possible distortion or appearance of inappropriate light or dark images (moire effect).

       
  • Micropattern

    On the reverse side of the banknote in the upper and lower parts of unprinted areas there are images consisting of fine lines that look like an even background for a naked eye. Copying these images causes their possible distortion or appearance of inappropriate light or dark images (moire effect).

       
  • Positive microtext (repeated value numeral “5000”)

    In the top part of the banknote there is a positive microtext in the form of lines of repeated value numeral “5000”.

       
  • Change from negative to positive microtext (repeated text „ЦБРФ5000”

    At the bottom of the banknote there is a microtext in the form of eight stripes with a repeated text „ЦБРФ 5000” which smoothly changes from negative to positive from the left to the right.

       
  • Microtext (repeated text „ЦБРФ”)

    On the back of the banknote on the vertical ornamental stripe there are elements with a negative microtext (repeated text „ЦБРФ”).

       
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Security features checked by tilting a banknote

front side

  • Optically variable ink (OVI)

    The coat-of-arms of the city of Khabarovsk is printed with optically variable ink. When the banknote is tilted, the coat-of-arms changes colour from purple to olive green.

       
  • Latent multicoloured stripes (Moire variable colour — MVC)

    When a banknote is viewed at the right angle the area looks one-coloured. When the banknote is tilted you can see multicoloured stripes on that area.

       
  • Latent image of the letters „РР”
    (kipp-effect)

    When a banknote is viewed at an acute angle, letters „РР” become visible on the decorative stripe. The letters become either light on a dark background or dark on a light background depending on the orientation of the banknote.

       
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  • Image changing effect on the security thread

    The fragments of the security thread are visible on the surface of the back of the banknote in the shape of dashes. When the banknote is tilted, one can view either repeated value numerals “5000” or the rainbow effect on these fragments.

       
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Security features checked by tactile effect (raised print)

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  • Raised print

    The text „БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ” (THE NOTE OF THE BANK OF RUSSIA), mark for people with impaired sight, value numeral „5000” and text „ПЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE THOUSAND RUBLES) have a raised relief with a tactile effect.

       
  • Raised print

    The text „БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ” (THE NOTE OF THE BANK OF RUSSIA), mark for people with impaired sight, value numeral „5000” and text „ПЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE THOUSAND RUBLES) have a raised relief with a tactile effect.

       
  • Raised print

    The text „БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ” (THE NOTE OF THE BANK OF RUSSIA), mark for people with impaired sight, value numeral „5000” and text „ПЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE THOUSAND RUBLES) have a raised relief with a tactile effect.

       
  • Raised print

    The text „БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ” (THE NOTE OF THE BANK OF RUSSIA), mark for people with impaired sight, value numeral „5000” and text „ПЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE THOUSAND RUBLES) have a raised relief with a tactile effect.

       
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Security features checked with polarization filter

front side

  • Ink with polarization properties

    When the emblem of the Bank of Russia is examined under a sharp angle metal shine inherent in the covering disappears. Polarizing properties of the covering come to light by means of a special polarizing filter.

       
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Under IR light

Correspondence of the image of the banknote under an IR light (880 - 1000 nm)

Presence of green luminescence of the grey image elements under an IR light (940 - 960 nm)

Under IR light

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Under IR light

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Under UV light

Correspondence of luminescence of the banknote image elements under a UV light (350 - 380 nm)

Absence of a background luminescence of paper under a UV light (350 - 380 nm)

Under UV light

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Under UV light

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