Reindeer

Reindeer

Reindeer

Series: Protect our world

Catalogue Number: 5115-0035

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Date of issue: 27.09.2004
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 155.50
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,80 (0,50)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the centre 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 ɻ (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue 2004, 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 image of a reindeer against the background of tundra vegetation, in the background to the left two tents, a small man's figure and three dogs, at the top the sun. The inscription at the top along the rim л (PROTECT OUR WORLD), at the bottom stylized pictures of a northern pattern.

The artist: A.S. Kunats, A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptor: S.V. Smirnov.
Moscow Mint ().
The edge: 252 corrugations.

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) inhabiting the tundra and taiga of the Polar Region, Southern Siberia, Far East, the islands of the Polar area practices season migrations in herds.The Reindeer is entered into the Red Data Book of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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