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5 Rubles The City of Yuryev-Polsky

Features

Country Russia
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 5 Rubles
RUB = 0.08 USD
Metal Gold (.900), Silver (.925)
Weight 47.50 g
Diameter 39.50 mm
Thickness 3.80 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 1076
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Commemorative issue

Series: The Golden Ring of Russia

Obverse

On the disc – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content. The inscriptions on the ring along the rim: at the top – «ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ» (FIVE RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2006», the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

Lettering:
ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ
Ag 925 19.2
БАНК РОССИИ
• Au 900 • 2006 г. • 23.3 СПМД •

Translation:
Five Rubles
Bank of Russia
SPMD

Reverse

In the centre of the disc – the St. George’s Cathedral (built in 1230-1234) against the background of the St. Michael Archangel Monastery. The inscription at the bottom on the ring along the rim – «ЮРЬЕВ-ПОЛЬСКИЙ» (YURYEV-POLSKY).

Lettering: ЮРЬЕВ-ПОЛЬСКИЙ

Translation: Yuryev-Polsky

Edge

The raise nscription «ЗОЛОТОЕ КОЛЬЦО РОССИИ» (THE GOLDEN RING OF RUSSIA). at the same time every word is divided from each other by a sector consisting of 20 corrugations.

Lettering: ЗОЛОТОЕ КОЛЬЦО РОССИИ

Translation: THE GOLDEN RING OF RUSSIA

Comments

The city of Yuriev-Polsky called by the name of its founder Prince Yury Dolgorukiy and known as Polsky («Lying on the fields», from Russian word «Pole» – Field) was founded in 1152 north – west of the city of Vladimir.

Date of issue: 03.11.2006  Catalogue number: 5612-0004

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