1 Ruble The Black Sea Bottle-Nosed Dolphin (Aphalina)

1 Ruble (The Black Sea Bottle-Nosed Dolphin (Aphalina)) -  obverse1 Ruble (The Black Sea Bottle-Nosed Dolphin (Aphalina)) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 70045
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 448,
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# 5109-0009,
Central Bank of Russia (https://www.cbr.ru/eng/cash_circulation/memorable_coins/coins_base/)
Schön# 439
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

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 1995 г.» (ONE RUBLE 1995), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1995г.
Ag 900 ЛМД 15,55
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
ONE RUBLE 1995
Silver 900 LMD 15.55g
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, N.A. Nosov, L.S. Kamshilov

Reverse

A picture of a Black Sea bottle-nosed dolphin, below - the inscription along the rim: "ЧЕРНОМОРСКАЯ АФАЛИНА" (BLACK SEA BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN).

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: ЧЕРНОМОРСКАЯ АФАЛИНА

Translation: BLACK SEA BOTTLE NOSED DOLPHIN

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, N.A. Nosov, L.S. Kamshilov

Edge

Reeded, 252 corrugations

Mint

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

Comments

The Black Sea bottle-nosed dolphin (Aphalina) - a very rare sub-species of the dolphin family.

Date of issue: 24.10.1995

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995 ЛМД 50 000 Proof; Leningrad Mint

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