The 100th Anniversary of the Trans-Siberian Railway

The 100th Anniversary of the Trans-Siberian Railway

The 100th Anniversary of the Trans-Siberian Railway

Catalogue Number: 5111-0022

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Date of issue: 27.12.1994
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

The obverse: the two-headed eagle (designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «3 РУБЛЯ 1994 г.» (3 RUBLES 1994), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse: a bridge across the River Ob with a passing locomotive on it, in the background - a plan of the railway from Chelyabinsk to Vladivostok, above it - Siberia's coat of arms, the inscriptions along the rim separated by an anchor crossed with an ax, the emblem of the Russian Empire's Ministry of Railways: at the top - "100 ЛЕТ ТРАНССИБИРСКОЙ МАГИСТРАЛИ" (THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY), at the bottom - "МОСТ ЧЕРЕЗ РЕКУ ОБЬ" (A BRIDGE ACROSS THE OB).

The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: S.M. Ivanov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 300 corrugations

The 9,302-km Trans-Siberian Railway linking Moscow with Vladivostok, Siberia's main transport artery, is the longest railway in the world. The 7,500-km Siberian section of the railway, runs from the Ural Mountains to Vladivostok via Omsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Taishet, Bratsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Chita and Khabarovsk. Built from 1891 to 1916, since 1967 the Trans-Siberian Railway has been used for running container services between Europe and Japan.

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