1 Ruble Peregrine falcon

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

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Features

Issuer Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1996
Value 1 Ruble (1 RUR)
Currency Ruble (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
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 492,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
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; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Series: Red Data Book

Series: Red Book

Obverse

The two-headed eagle designed by artist I. Bilibin. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г.» (ONE RUBLE 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.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1996 г.
Ag 900 ЛМД 15,55
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
ONE RUBLE 1996
Silver 900 LMD 15.55g
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, S. M. Ivanov, P.V. Karpenko

Reverse

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

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: САПСАН

Translation: PEREGRINE FALCON

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, S. M. Ivanov, P.V. Karpenko

Edge

Reeded, 252 corrugations

Mint

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

Comments

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.

Date of Issue: 21.05.1996

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

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