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5 Rubles The Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad

5 Rubles (The Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad) -  obverse5 Rubles (The Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad) -  reverse

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Features

Country Russia
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 5 Rubles (5 RUR)
Currency Ruble (1991-1997)
Composition Copper-nickel
Diameter 35.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 324,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
CBR# 5012-0002
Code number
by
(Central Bank of Russia)

Commemorative issue

The Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad

Obverse

In the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), under it to the right - the mint trademark. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ 1993 г.» (FIVE RUBLES 1993), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Lettering:
ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ 1993г.
ЛМД
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
FIVE RUBLES 1993
LMD
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engraver: A.V. Baklanov, S.M. Ivanov

Reverse

A view of the ancient Russian monastery of the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, at the top - the Russian Orthodox cross, the inscription along the rim - "ТРОИЦЕ-СЕРГИЕВА ЛАВРА" (TROITSE-SERGIYEVA LAVRA), under the monastery - the inscription in two lines - "СЕРГИЕВ ПОСАД XIV-XVIII вв." (SERGIYEV POSAD XIVth-XVIIIth Centuries".

Lettering:
ТРОИЦЕ•СЕРГИЕВА ЛАВРА
Сергиев Посад
XIV-XVIII вв.

Translation:
TRINITY•SERGIUS MONASTERY
Sergiyev Posad
14th-18th centuries

Engraver: A.V. Baklanov, S.M. Ivanov

Edge

Two incised inscriptions "ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIVE RUBLES), separated by two asterisks.

Lettering: ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ * ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ *

Translation: FIVE RUBLES * FIVE RUBLES *

Comments

The Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in Sergiyev Posad, a town 70 kilometres north of Moscow - an ancient Russian monastery founded in the XIVth century by Sergi Radonezhsky, one of the most revered saints of the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery is a masterpiece of XVth-XVIIth century Russian architecture and the gem of the so-called Golden Ring (a dozen ancient Russian towns around Moscow famous for their historical monuments). The Lavra houses, a theological academy, a seminary and a history and art museum are situated here.

Date of issue: 24.03.1993

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993 ЛМД 150,000 BU; Leningrad Mint
1993 ЛМД 350,000 Proof-like; Leningrad Mint

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