The Lunar Calendar
Total weight, g
Fine metal content not less than, g
in the centre – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – «ТРИ РУБЛЯ» (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2005», the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
in the ring framed by the solid rim – the profile picture of a cock to the left, to the right – the matted image of the half-moon.
The Artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The Sculptor: Computer Simulation.
Moscow Mint (MМД).
The Edge: 300 Corrugations.
The Cock is one of the 12 symbols of the Lunar Calendar.
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