Biathlon

Biathlon

Biathlon

Series: 1998 Winter Olympic Games

Catalogue Number: 5109-0025

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Date of issue: 18.11.1997
Denomination: 1 ruble
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 7.78
Diameter, mm: 25,00(0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,20(0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

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 two biathlonists - one skiing and the other firing a rifle, in the background - the snow-covered top of Fudjiyama. The inscription at the top along the rim: " 98" (THE 1998 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES), below - the inscription "" (NAGANO).

The artists: A.A. Kolodkin, A.S. Khazov
The sculptors: A.S. Khazov, A.A. Kolodkin
Moscow Mint ()
The edge: 200 corrugations

The biathlon is a modern combination of two sports - ski race and rifle firing. It has been on the program of the Winter Olympic Games since 1960.

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