White-Fish of the Volkhov River

White-Fish of the Volkhov River

White-Fish of the Volkhov River

Series: Red Data Book

Catalogue Number: 5109-0075

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Date of issue: 03.10.2005
Denomination: 1 ruble
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 33,00(0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,40 (0,20)
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 ܻ (ONE RUBLE), at the bottom the year of issue 2005, 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 relief picture of a white-fish of the Volkhov River.The inscription along the rim: û (WHITE-FISH OF THE VOLKHOV RIVER).

The Artist: A.A. Dolgopolova.
The Sculptor: Yu.S. Gogol.
St. Petersburg Mint ().
The Edge: 252 Corrugations.

The White-Fish of the Volkhov River (Coregonus lavaretus baeri) is spread in the south-east part of the Ladoga and in the rivers of Volkhov, Sviry, Siasy disgorged in it. It is protected by the State.

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