100 th Anniversary of Football in Russia

100 th Anniversary of Football in Russia

100 th Anniversary of Football in Russia

Series: 100th Anniversary of Football in Russia

Catalogue Number: 5109-0022

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Date of issue: 10.10.1997
Denomination: 1 ruble
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 25,00(0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,20(0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: the two-headed eagle designed by artist I. Bilibin. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top 1997 . (ONE RUBLE 1997), at the bottom Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA). The letters below indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the fine metal content and the mint trademark.

The reverse: the picture of football players at the moment of the final game for the Europe Cup between the USSR and Yugoslavia teams in Paris in 1960, which scored 2-1 for the Soviets. To the left the picture of the Eiffel Tower and the Cup with the inscription ƻ (Paris). The inscription at the bottom along the rim: . 1960 (THE EUROPE CUP. 1960). The goalkeeper of the USSR team was famous Lev Yashin. The inscription at the top along the rim: 100- (100 TH ANNIVERSARY OF FOOTBALL IN RUSSIA).

The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: A.A. Dolgopolova
St. Petersburg Mint ()
The edge: 200 corrugations

The birthday of football in Russia is considered to be October 24th 1897 when the first football match took place in St. Petersburg between the teams of the football players circle of Vasileostrovski district and of the sport amateurs circle of St. Petersburg.