1 Ruble Markhor

1 Ruble (Markhor) -  obverse1 Ruble (Markhor) -  reverse

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Features

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 1 Ruble (1 RUR)
Currency Ruble (1991-1997)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 17.44 g
Diameter 33.00 mm
Thickness 2.40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 337,
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.
CBR# 5109-0002
Central Bank of Russia (http://old.cbr.ru/eng/Bank-notes_coins/)

Commemorative issue

Series: Red Data Book

Series: Red Book

Obverse

In the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (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 framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.» (ONE RUBLE 1993), at the bottom — "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Lettering:
ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.
Ag 900 лмд 15,55
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
ONE RUBLE 1993
Silver 900 LMD 15.55g
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engravers: M.A. Sysa, L.S. Kamshilov

Reverse

A markhor standing on a cliff, the inscription along the rim - "ВИНТОРОГИЙ КОЗЁЛ" (MARKHOR).

Lettering: ВИНТОРОГИЙ КОЗЁЛ

Translation: MARKHOR

Engravers: M.A. Sysa, L.S. Kamshilov

Edge

Reeded, 252 corrugations

Comments

Markhor, a near-extinct species included in the Red Book of the International Union for the Protection of Nature and Natural Resources, is found in the mountains on the right bank of the Amudarya and Pyandzh and the Kugitangtau Mountains. In Tajikistan the remaining population of mountain goats is confined to a very small area.

Date of issue: 29.09.1993    cbr.ru Catalogue №: 5109-0002

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993 ЛМД 50,000 30.36 Proof; Leningrad Mint

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