150 Rubles Ioann Veniaminov

Features

Country Soviet Union
(Russia)
Period Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 150 Rubles (150 SUR)
Currency Ruble (1961-1991)
Composition Platinum (.999)
Weight 15.55 g
Diameter 28.6 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1991
References Y# 267,
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Schön# 231
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Commemorative issue

250th Anniversary of the Foundation of Russian America

Obverse

The coat of arms of the Soviet Union; value, date.

Lettering:
СССР
Pt 999
15,55 ЛМД
150
РУБЛЕЙ
1991

Translation:
USSR
Pt 999
15,55 LMD
150
Rubles

Reverse

The Monk.

Lettering:
250 ЛЕТ ОТКРЫТИЯ РУССКОЙ АМЕРИКИ
Иоанн Вениаминов - миссионер и просветитель

Translation:
250th Anniversary of the Foundation of Russian America
Ioann Veniaminov, a missionary and educator

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Saint Innocent of Alaska (1797-1879), also known as Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow (Russian Святитель Иннокентий Митрополит Московский) was a Russian Orthodox missionary priest, then the first Orthodox bishop and archbishop in the Americas, and finally the Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia. Remembered for his missionary work, scholarship, and leadership in Alaska and the Russian Far East during the 19th century, he is known for his abilities as a scholar, linguist, and administrator, as well as his great zeal for his work.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991 ЛМД 6,500 Proof; Leningrad Mint

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