Coin 10th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 731 55.4/79 5009-0013


Artist A. V. Baklanov


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date February 1, 2002
Weight 3.25 г .
Diameter 20.5 мм .
Thickness 1.5 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Historical
Denomination 1
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel silver (Copper (40-82%), nickel (5-15%) and zinc (13-45%))
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (110 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

In 1991, namely on 8 December by the heads of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR), the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) and Ukraine signed an agreement (Belovezhskoe) on the creation of the CIS - Commonwealth of Independent States.

The document stated the fact that the Soviet Union is no longer a subject of international law, and that created an international organization that works on a voluntary basis and is not a state entity - the Commonwealth of Independent States.

This agreement ratified the December 10 Supreme Council of Ukraine and Belarus, and after 2 days December 12 and the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, although breaking the 104 article of the RSFSR Constitution, according to which it was necessary to create the Congress of People's Deputies RSFS as the agreement concerned the state system of the republic and served the reason for amending the constitution. Created after Congress refused to ratify the treaty. But despite this, the statute was adopted and the CIS began its work.

Obverse description

In the center - the two-headed eagle with wings down, above it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ", under it - denomination "ОДИН РУБЛЬ", underlined by a horizontal line divided in the middle point at the bottom - "2001 г." on the right - the trademark of the coin yard.

Reverse description

Image emblems of the Commonwealth of Independent States, at the bottom - a hexagon in a frame of leaves on the surface - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image numbers "10" and the word "ЛЕТ" on the rim - "СОДРУЖЕСТВО НЕЗАВИСИМЫХ ГОСУДАРСТВ".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2001 10,000,000 - Unknown