The 10th Anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States

The 10th Anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States

The 10th Anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States

Catalogue Number: 5111-0097

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Date of issue: 27.11.2001
Denomination: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 31.10
Diameter, mm: 39,00 (0,30)
Thickness, mm: 3,30 (0,35)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the center the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ߻ (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue 2001, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: the picture of the Emblem of the Commonwealth of Independent States, at the bottom a hexagon framed by leafs, on the surface of the hexagon hidden pictures of the figure 10 and of the word һ (YEARS) written to the left, which are visible by turns only on changing the angle of vision. The inscription along the rim: » (the Commonwealth of Independent States).

The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
St. Petersburg Mint ().
The edge: 300 corrugations.

On December 8, 1991 the Agreement between the Republic of Byelorussia, Russia and The Ukraine Republic was signed to create the intergovernmental Association the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). On December 21, 1991 the Republics of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Khyrghystan, Moldova, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan joined the Agreement.