Coins

  • 1 Kopeck
  • 5 Kopecks
  • 10 Kopecks
  • 50 Kopecks
  • 1 ₽
  • 2 ₽
  • 5 ₽
  • 10 ₽
1 коп. аверс
1 коп. реверс
1 коп гурт

The Bank of Russia 1-Kopeck Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, white in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of Saint George the Warrior on horseback killing a serpent with a spear;
  • to the right below, under the front hoof of the horse — the Cyrillic letters M (Moscow) or C-П (Saint Petersburg), indicating the mint-producer;
  • above from the left to the right — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA) divided by the figure of Saint George the Warrior;
  • below under the image of the serpent — the year of mintage.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the right — the denomination of the coin: the figure 1, under it — the word “КОПЕЙКА” (KOPECK) written horizontal;
  • at the bottom of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of two branches;
Nominal  1 Kopeck
Diameter 15.50 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Weight 1.50 g

Edge: plain

Material: bi-metal (copper-nickel clad steel)

5 Kopeck  Obverse
5 Kopeck  Reverse
5 Kopeck Edge

The Bank of Russia 5-Kopeck Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, white in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of Saint George the Warrior on horseback killing a serpent with a spear;
  • to the right below, under the front hoof of the horse — the Cyrillic letters M (Moscow) or C-П (Saint Petersburg), indicating the mint-producer;
  • above from the left to the right — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA) divided by the figure of Saint George the Warrior;
  • below under the image of the serpent — the year of mintage.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the right — the denomination of the coin: the figure 5, under it — the word “КОПЕЕК” (KOPECKS) written horizontal;
  • at the bottom of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of two branches.
Nominal 5 Kopecks
Diameter 18.50 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Weight 2.60 g

Edge: plain

Material: bi-metal (copper-nickel clad steel)

10 коп. аверс
10 коп. реверс
10 коп гурт

The Bank of Russia 10-Kopeck Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, yellow in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has no ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of Saint George the Warrior on horseback killing a serpent with a spear;
  • to the right below, under the front hoof of the horse — the Cyrillic letters M (Moscow) or C-П (Saint Petersburg), indicating the mint-producer;
  • above from the left to the right — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA) divided by the figure of Saint George the Warrior;
  • below under the image of the serpent — the year of mintage.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the right — the denomination of the coin: the figure 10, under it — the word “КОПЕЕК” (KOPECKS) written horizontal;
  • at the bottom of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of two branches.
Nominal  10 Kopecks
Diameter 17.50 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Weight 1.95 g

Edge: 98 corrugations

Material: brass

Change of material

10 коп. аверс
10 коп. реверс
10 коп гурт
10 коп. аверс
10 коп. реверс
10 коп гурт

Since the 2nd half of 2006 the Bank of Russia 10-Kopeck coin of 1997 has been made from copper-zinc clad steel. The coin has ferromagnetic characteristics. The design, colour and dimensions of the coin remain unchanged.

From 2015 the 1997 Bank of Russia 10-Kopeck coin has been made either from copper-zinc clad steel or brass plated steel. The design, weight and dimensions of the coin made from brass plated steel remain unchanged. The coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The coin, previously made from brass, remains legal tender and is currently in circulation in the Russian Federation

Nominal  10 Kopecks
Diameter 17.50 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Weight 1.85 g

Material: since the 2nd half of 2006 – bi-metal (copper-zinc clad steel)

from 2015 – brass plated steel

10 коп. аверс
10 коп. реверс
10 коп гурт

The Bank of Russia 50-Kopeck Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, yellow in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has no ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of Saint George the Warrior on horseback killing a serpent with a spear;
  • to the right below, under the front hoof of the horse — the Cyrillic letters M (Moscow) or C-П (Saint Petersburg), indicating the mint-producer;
  • above from the left to the right — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA) divided by the figure of Saint George the Warrior;
  • below under the image of the serpent — the year of mintage.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the right — the denomination of the coin: the figure 50, under it — the word “КОПЕЕК” (KOPECKS) written horizontal;
  • at the bottom of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of two branches.
Nominal  50 Kopecks
Diameter 19.50 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 2,90 g

Edge: 105 corrugations

Material: brass

Change of material

From 2015 the Bank of Russia 50-Kopeck coin of 1997 has been made either from copper-zinc clad steel or brass plated steel. The design, weight and dimensions of the coin made from brass plated steel remain unchanged. The coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The coin, previously made from brass, remains legal tender and is currently in circulation in the Russian Federation.

Since the 2nd half of 2006 the Bank of Russia 50-Kopeck coin of 1997 has been made from copper-zinc clad steel. The coin has ferromagnetic characteristics. The design, colour and dimensions of the coin remain unchanged.

50 коп. аверс
50 коп. реверс
50 коп гурт
50 коп. аверс
50 коп. реверс
50 коп гурт
Nominal  50 Kopecks
Diameter 19.50 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 2.75 g

Material: since the 2nd half of 2006 – bi-metal (copper-zinc clad steel)

from 2015 – brass plated steel

1 руб. аверс
1 руб. реверс
1 руб. гурт

The Bank of Russia 1-Ruble Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, white in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has no ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of the two-headed eagle, above it — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA);
  • below to the right, under paw of the eagle — the mint trade mark;
  • lower under the eagle — the denomination of the coin in words in one line: “ОДИН РУБЛЬ” (ONE RUBLE), two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the left — denomination of the coin: the figure 1 and word under it “РУБЛЬ” (RUBLE) written horizontal;
  • below along the rim and on the right part of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents.
Nominal  1 Ruble
Diameter 20150 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 3.25 g

Edge: 110 corrugations

Material: copper-nickel alloy

Change of obverse of 2002

1 руб. аверс
1 руб. реверс
1 руб. гурт

The dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coin with denomination of 1 Ruble, which had been produced previously with the initial type of obverse remains in the circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

  • in the center — the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it — the semicircular inscription: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA)], to the right under the eagle’s paw — the mint trade mark;
  • on the top along the rim — the denomination: “ОДИН РУБЛЬ” (ONE RUBLE);
  • on the bottom of the coin — two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.
Nominal  1 Ruble
Diameter 20.50 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 3.25 g

Edge: 110 corrugations

Material: copper-nickel alloy

Change of material of 2009

1 руб. аверс
1 руб. реверс
1 руб. гурт

Since the second quarter of 2009 the coin with denomination of 1 Ruble of 1997 is made of nickel plated steel. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The design and dimensions of this coin correspond to 1 Ruble coin of 1997 with the variety of obverse of 2002. The coins which had been made previously of copper-nickel alloy remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

Nominal  1 Ruble
Diameter 20.50 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 3.00 g

Edge: 110 corrugations

Material: nickel plated steel

Change of obverse of 2016

1 руб. аверс
1 руб. реверс
1 руб. гурт

The weight, dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coins with denomination of 1 Ruble of 1997, which had been produced with the previous types of obverse, remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

in the center – the image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it – the semicircular inscription: «РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ» (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed by two double rhombuses, under the coat of arms to the right – the mint trade mark, below – the inscription: «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA) and the year of mintage.

Nominal  1 Ruble
Diameter 20.50 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Weight 3.00 g

Edge: 110 corrugations

Material: nickel plated steel

2 руб. аверс
2 руб. реверс
2 руб. гурт

The Bank of Russia 2-Ruble Coin of 1997

МThe coin is disc-shaped, white in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has no ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of the two-headed eagle, above it — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA);
  • below to the right, under left paw of the eagle — the mint trade mark;
  • lower under the eagle — the denomination of the coin in words in one line: “ДВА РУБЛЯ” (TWO RUBLES), two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the left — denomination of the coin: the figure 2 and word under it “РУБЛЯ” (RUBLES) written horizontal;
  • below along the rim and on the right part of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents.
Nominal  2 Ruble
Diameter 23.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 5.10 g

Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: copper-nickel alloy

Change of obverse of 2002

2 руб. аверс
2 руб. реверс
2 руб. гурт

The dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coin with denomination of 2 Rubles, which had been produced previously with the initial type of obverse remains in the circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

  • in the center, a little to the left — denomination of the coin: the figure 2 and word under it “РУБЛЯ” (RUBLES) written horizontal;
  • below along the rim and on the right part of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents.
Nominal  2 Ruble
Diameter 23.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 5.10 g

Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: copper-nickel alloy

Change of material of 2009

2 руб. аверс
2 руб. реверс
2 руб. гурт

Since the second quarter of 2009 the coin with denomination of 2 Rubles of 1997 is made of nickel plated steel. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The design and dimensions of this coin correspond to 2 Rubles coin of 1997 with the variety of obverse of 2002. The coins which had been made previously of copper-nickel alloy remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

Nominal  2 Ruble
Diameter 23.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 5,00 g

Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: nickel plated steel

Change of obverse of 2016

2 руб. аверс
2 руб. реверс
2 руб. гурт

The weight, dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coins with denomination of 2 Rubles of 1997, which had been produced with the previous types of obverse, remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

in the center – the image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it – the semicircular inscription: «РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ» (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed by two double rhombuses, under the coat of arms to the right – the mint trade mark, below – the inscription: «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA) and the year of mintage.

Nominal  2 Ruble
Diameter 23.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 5.00 g

Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: nickel plated steel

5 руб. аверс
5 руб. реверс
5 руб. гурт

The Bank of Russia 5-Ruble Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, white in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has no ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the relief image of the two-headed eagle, above it — the inscription along the rim: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA);
  • below to the right, under left paw of the eagle — the mint trade mark;
  • lower under the eagle — the denomination of the coin in words in one line: “ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE RUBLES), two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the left — denomination of the coin: the figure 5 and word under it “РУБЛЕЙ” (RUBLES) written horizontal;
  • below along the rim and on the right part of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents.
Nominal  5 Rouble
Diameter 25.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 6.45 g

Edge: 60 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: bi-metal (copper-nickel clad copper)

Change of obverse of 2002

5 руб. аверс
5 руб. реверс
5 руб. гурт

The dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coin with denomination of 5 Rubles, which had been produced previously with the initial type of obverse remains in the circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

  • in the center — the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it — the semicircular inscription: “БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA)], to the right under the eagle’s paw — the mint trade mark;
  • on the top along the rim — the denomination: “ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIVE RUBLES);
  • on the bottom of the coin — two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.
Nominal  5 Rouble
Diameter 25.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 6.45 g

Edge: 60 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: bi-metal (copper-nickel clad copper)

Change of material of 2009

5 руб. аверс
5 руб. реверс
5 руб. гурт

Since the second quarter of 2009 the coin with denomination of 5 Rubles of 1997 is made of nickel plated steel. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The design and dimensions of this coin correspond to 5 Rubles coin of 1997 with the variety of obverse of 2002. The coins which had been made previously of copper-nickel clad copper remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

Nomainl  5 Rouble
Diameter 25.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 6.00 g

Edge: 60 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: nickel plated steel

Change of obverse of 2016

5 руб. аверс
5 руб. реверс
5 руб. гурт

The weight, dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coins with denomination of 5 Rubles of 1997, which had been produced with the previous types of obverse, remain in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

The obverse

in the center – the image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it – the semicircular inscription: «РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ» (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed by two double rhombuses, under the coat of arms to the right – the mint trade mark, below – the inscription: «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA) and the year of mintage.

Nominal  5 Rouble
Diameter 25.00 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Weight 6.00 g

Edge: 60 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: nickel plated steel

10 руб. аверс
10 руб. реверс
5 руб. гурт

The Bank of Russia 10-Rubles Coin of 1997

The coin is disc-shaped, yellow in color and has ledges along the rim on both sides — obverse and reverse. The material of the coin has ferromagnetic characteristics.

The obverse

  • in the center — the emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle with wings down), under it the semicircular inscription: БАНК РОССИИ (BANK OF RUSSIA)
  • to the right under the eagle’s left paw — the mint trade mark;
  • along the rim — the denomination in two words: ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ (TEN RUBLES);
  • on the bottom of the coin — two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.

The reverse

  • in the center, a little to the left — denomination of the coin: the figure 10 and word under it РУБЛЕЙ (RUBLES) written horizontal
  • below along the rim and on the right part of the disc — the stylized vegetable ornament in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents;
  • inside of the figure “0” — the hidden pictures — the figure: “10” and the inscription: “РУБ” (RUB) visible by turns on changing the angle of vision.

Nominal 10 Rouble
Diameter 22.00 mm
Thickness 2.20 mm
Weight 5.63 g

Edge: 6 equal sections on 5 corrugations and 6 equal sections on 7 corrugations, alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: Brass plated steel

Change of obverse of 2016

10 руб. аверс
10 руб. реверс
10 руб. гурт

The weight, dimensions and physical parameters of the coin as well as its reverse remain unchanged. The coin with denomination of 10 Rubles of 1997, which have been produced previously with the initial type of obverse, remains in circulation on the territory of the Russian Federation as a legal tender.

Nominal 10 Rouble
Diameter 22.00 mm
Thickness 2.20 mm
Weight 5.63 g

Edge: 6 equal sections on 5 corrugations and 6 equal sections on 7 corrugations, alternated with 12 plain sections

Material: Brass plated steel

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