Bank of Russia to issue commemorative coins dedicated to the Ural nuclear icebreaker
The Bank of Russia is issuing two commemorative coins made of silver and gold with face values of 3 and 200 rubles, respectively, dedicated to the Ural nuclear icebreaker in a Nuclear Icebreaker Fleet of Russia series.
“On December 10, 2021, the Bank of Russia will issue commemorative coins on the Ural Nuclear Icebreaker in a Nuclear Icebreaker Fleet of Russia series: a silver coin with a face value of 3 rubles and a gold coin with a face value of 200 rubles,” the Central Bank of the Russian Federation posted on its website.
On the reverse side of the silver coin is a relief image of the nuclear icebreaker Ural, with ice blocks and stars against a background of the aurora borealis – in color. At the bottom, along the circumference an inscription reads: “Nuclear Icebreaker Fleet.” Circulation is limited to 3,000 pieces.
The reverse side of the gold coin also includes relief images of the Ural nuclear icebreaker, with ice blocks and stars; and at the top right, a laser-matting degree grid. At the bottom, along the circumference, the inscription reads: “Nuclear Icebreaker Fleet.” The circulation of the gold coin is 500 pieces.
On the obverse of both coins is a relief image of the coat of arms of Russia, the inscriptions: “Russian Federation,” “Bank of Russia,” the face value of the coins, the date (2022), specifications for the metal and the fineness of the alloy and the weight of the precious metal clean. It also includes the St. Petersburg Mint trademark.