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Information Notice

On issuing of commemorative coin of precious metals

On July 22, 2015 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issues a commemorative coin of precious metals:

  • A silver proof coin in denomination of 3 Roubles (catalogue number 5111-0296) of the series „The XVI FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan”.

Description of the coin of precious metals:

A silver proof coin in denomination of 3 Roubles (fine metal content 31.1 g, fineness 925/1000, diameter 39.0 mm, mintage 5000 pcs), has the rim raised on both sides of the coin along the circumference. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The obverse: a relief image of the Emblem of the Bank of Russia — a two-headed eagle with wings down, and a semicircular inscription under it „БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA), framed with a circle of beads. Inscriptions along the rim divided by dots indicate the denomination of the coin „ТРИ РУБЛЯ” (THREE ROUBLES) and the year of issue „2015”, between them there is an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, purity, trade mark of the Saint Petersburg mint and fine precious metal content.

The reverse sideof the coin bears an image of the logotype of the XVI FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan performed in colour. There is an inscription along the circumference — „XVI ЧЕМПИОНАТ МИРА ПО ВОДНЫМ ВИДАМ СПОРТА В г. КАЗАНИ” (THE XVI FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 IN KAZAN).

The coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation. They are obligatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.

21 July 2015

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