3 Rubles The Year of the Bull

Features

Issuer Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2009
Value 3 Rubles
3 RUB = USD 0.040
Currency Ruble (1998-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 33.94 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 3.30 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 79325
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 1113,
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# 5111-0176
Central Bank of Russia (https://www.cbr.ru/eng/cash_circulation/memorable_coins/coins_base/)

Commemorative issue

Series: The Lunar Calendar

Series: The Lunar Calendar

Obverse

In the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
ТРИ РУБЛЯ
БАНК РОССИИ
• Ag 925 • 2009 г. • 31,1 ММД •

Translation:
Three Rubles
Bank of Russia
MMD

Reverse

In the circle framed by the entire rim to the left - the picture of a bull, to the right - a matted image of the half-moon.

Edge

Reeded, 300 corrugations

Comments

The bull is one of the 12 symbols of the Lunar Calendar.

Date of issue: 01.11.2008  Catalogue number: 5111-0176

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2009 ММД 20 000 Proof; Moscow Mint

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