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Sochi 2014 Investment Coins

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins. The Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins dedicated to the XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins
The Bank of Russia issues commemorative coins dedicated to the XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Investment silver coins of rectangular shape with rounded corners in denominations 3 ruble have a mass of 31.1 g of precious metal fineness 999. Investment coins are devoted to the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi, and issued by the Bank of Russia. On the obverse side of the coin is the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation. On the back – a relief image of the White Bear, the official mascot of the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014. The coin will be released in quantities of 300 thousand pieces.

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins

Silver proof coins, denomination of 3 Rubles

Silver proof coins in denomination of 3 Rubles “Skeleton”, “Snowboard”, “Ski Jumping” and “Freestyle Skiing” (fine metal content 31,1g, fineness 925/1000, diameter 39.0 mm, mintage – 35000 pcs of each kind), a silver proof-like coin in denomination of 100 Rubles “Russian Winter” (fine metal content 1000g, fineness 925/1000, mintage – 1200 pcs), gold proof coins in denomination of 50 Rubles “Skiing” and “Skating” (fine metal content 7.78g, fineness 999/1000, diameter 22.6 mm, mintage – 20000 pcs of each kind) and a gold proof coin in denomination of 1000 Rubles “Fauna of Sochi” (fine metal content 155.5g, fineness 999/1000, mintage – 600 pcs) have the rim, raised on both sides of the coins along the circumference.

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins

The obverse side of the coins

The obverse side of the coins depicts the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and a semicircular inscription over it “РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ” (THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION), the indications of the denominations of the coins “3 РУБЛЯ” (THREE RUBLES), “100 РУБЛЕЙ” (ONE HUNDRED RUBLES), “50 РУБЛЕЙ” (FIFTY RUBLES), “1000 РУБЛЕЙ” (ONE THOUSAND RUBLES) respectively and the year of issue “2014 г.”, the indication of the metal according to the D.I. Mendeleev Periodic System of Elements, the purity, the trade mark of the Saint-Petersburg mint and the fine precious metal content.

Bank of Russia has issued a commemorative banknote of 100 rubles, dedicated to the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. Banknote released in an edition of 20 million units. It should appear in all regions of the country at the beginning of the Olympic Games.
On December 28, 2012 the Central Bank of the Russian Federation issues commemorative coins of precious metals.

Sochi 2014 Investment Coins

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