50 Rubles Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square

Features

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2006
Value 50 Rubles
50 RUB = 0.68 USD
Currency Ruble (1998-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 7.89 g
Diameter 22.60 mm
Thickness 1.30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 77074
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 1063,
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# 5216-0061
Central Bank of Russia (http://old.cbr.ru/eng/Bank-notes_coins/)

Commemorative issue

Series: Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage

Obverse

In the centre – 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 and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – «ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ» (FIFTY 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:
ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ
БАНК РОССИИ
• Au 999 • 2006 г. • 7,78 ММД •

Translation:
Fifty Rubles
Bank of Russia
MMD

Reverse

Against the background of Moscow’s outlines: to the left – the Tsar Bell, to the right – the Tsar Cannon. The inscription on the matted field at the top along the rim – «МОСКОВСКИЙ КРЕМЛЬ И КРАСНАЯ ПЛОЩАДЬ» (THE MOSCOW KREMLIN AND RED SQUARE), at the bottom – stylized image of the fortress wall, towers and church cupolas.

Lettering: МОСКОВСКИЙ КРЕМЛЬ И КРАСНАЯ ПЛОЩАДЬ

Translation: Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square

Edge

Reeded, 134 corrugations

Comments

The Tsar Bell, cast in 1733-1735 by craftsmen Ivan Motorin and his son Michael, and the Tsar Cannon, cast in 1586 by craftsman Andrew Chokhov, are the monuments of the Russian casting art exhibited in the Moscow Kremlin.

Date of issue: 01.08.2006

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2006 ММД 1 500 Proof; Moscow Mint

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