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The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)

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Information Notice

On issuing of commemorative coin of precious metals

On January 23, 2018, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issues commemorative coin of precious metal:

  • A silver proof coin in denomination of 25 Roubles — „The Poetry of Vladimir Vysotsky” (catalogue number 5115 — 0141).

Description of the coins of precious metal:

Silver proof coin in denomination of 25 Roubles (fine metal content 155,5 g, fineness 925/1000, diameter 60,0 mm, mintage 1500 pcs) have the rim raised on both sides of the coin along the circumference. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The obverse side of the coin bears a relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation. There are inscriptions: „РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ” (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), „БАНК РОССИИ” (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coins — „25 РУБЛЕЙ” (25 ROUBLES) and the year — „2018”, an indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, purity, trade mark of the Moscow mint and fine precious metal content.

The reverse side of the coin depicts relief images of V.S. Vysotsky with the guitar, on his left — the sword and performed in the technique of laser matting an image of horses, there is an inscription „ВЛАДИМИР ВЫСОЦКИЙ” („VLADIMIR VYSOTSKY”) along the circumference on top, right below-dates „1938”, „1980” in two lines.

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.

23 January 2018

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