Thursday, November 5, 2009

Russia 200 Rubles Gold coin

The gold coin of 200 Rubles denomination "Figure-Skating" (fine precious metal content 31.1 g, fineness 999/1000, catalogue number 5219-0015, diameter 33.0 mm, mintage 500 pcs.).
The rim is raised on both sides of the coin.
The obverse: the relief picture of the Emblem of the Bank of Russia - the two headed eagle with wings down, and the semicircular inscription under it – "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA). The inscriptions along the rim divided by dots indicate the denomination of the coin "ДВЕСТИ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWO HUNDRED RUBLES) and the year of issue "2009", between them – the indication of the metal sign in accordance with the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Chemical Elements, the fineness, the trade mark of the St. Petersburg Mint and the fine precious metal content.
The reverse: stylized relief image of a female figure-skater.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

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