Latest post of the previous page:On September 1, 2010 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issues commemorative coins of precious metals:
- a gold proof coin in denomination of 200 Rubles "Bobsleigh" of the series "Winter sports".
The gold proof coin in denomination of 200 Rubles "Bobsleigh" of the series "Winter Sports" (fine metal content 31.1g, fineness 999/1000, catalogue number 5219-0025, diameter 33.0 mm, mintage 500 pcs) has the rim, raised on both sides of the coin along the circumference.
The obverse: the relief image 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), framed by a circle of beads. The inscriptions along the rim divided by dots indicate the denomination of the coin "ДВЕСТИ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWO HUNDRED RUBLES) and the year of issue "2010", between them - the indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleyev Periodic System of Elements, the purity, the trade mark of the Moscow Mint and the fine precious metal content.
[attachment=0]5219-0025.gif[/attachment] The reverse side of the coin depicts the stylized relief images of two bobsleigh athletes.
The edge of the coin is corrugated.
The coins are legal tender of the Russian Federation. They are obligatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at their face value.