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Bank of Russia issues investment precious metal coin

27 January 2021
Press release

On 27 January 2021, the Bank of Russia issues investment gold coin in denomination of 50 rubles named ‘Saint George the Victorious’ (Catalogue No. 5216-0060).

The 50-ruble gold coin (fine metal content 7.78 g, fineness 999/1,000) has a round shape and is 22.6 mm in diameter.

The obverse and the reverse of the coin have a relief rim along the circumference.

The obverse of the coin features a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) and ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘50 РУБЛЕЙ’ (50 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2021 г.’ (2021), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the mint trademark, and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin features a relief image of Saint George the Victorious on horseback killing a dragon with a spear.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in uncirculated quality.

The mintage of the coin is up to 500.0 thousand pcs.

The new coin is legal tender of the Russian Federation and is mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at its face value.

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