1 Rouble Peregrine falcon

1 Rouble (Peregrine falcon) - obverse1 Rouble (Peregrine falcon) - reverse

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Issuer Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1 Rouble (1 RUR)
Currency Rouble (1991-1997)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 17.44 g
Diameter 33.0 mm
Thickness 2.40 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 66209
References Y# 492,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.
CBR# 5109-0012,
Central Bank of Russia (https://www.cbr.ru/eng/cash_circulation/memorable_coins/coins_base/)
Schön# 478
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: Red Data Book


The two-headed eagle designed by artist I. Bilibin. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г.» (ONE ROUBLE 1996), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA). The letters below indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content.

Scripts: Cyrillic, Latin

ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г.
Ag 900 ЛМД 15,55


Engraver: Alexander Baklanov

Designer: Alexander Baklanov


The picture of a peregrine falcon. The inscription along the rim at the bottom: «САПСАН» (PEREGRINE FALCON).

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: САПСАН


Engravers: P.V. Karpenko, Sergey Ivanov

Designer: Alexander Baklanov


252 corrugations


Mintmark of Saint Petersburg / Leningrad / Petrograd (ЛМД) Saint Petersburg / Leningrad / Petrograd, Russia (1724-date)


Date of Issue: 21 MAY 1996

The peregrine falcon is widespread in the tundra, forest-tundra and forest zone of European Russia, western, middle and eastern Siberia, the Far East, Kamchatka and Sakhalin. It is protected in many preserves, including the Oksky preserve with its peregrine falcon nursery.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996 ЛМД 50 000 Proof; Leningrad Mint

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