Coin Far Eastern stork

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 446 54.8/8 5109-0007

Authors

Artist A. V. Baklanov
Sculptor I. S. Komshilov

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date December 3, 1995
Weight 17.44 г .
Diameter 33 мм .
Thickness 2.4 мм .
Release Investment coins
Series Red Book
Denomination 1
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Silver (900)
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (252 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Far Eastern Stork (options: chernoklyuvy, Chinese) - a relative of the white species of these birds from the family of stork. It looks like his plumage, but some are larger and more powerful than his beak and black. The color of the beak often called the bird. The legs of this species have a distinctive bright red color. Area neoperennoy bright red skin there are still around stork eyes.

Almost a full range of stork in the territory of the Russian Federation. It nests in the Far East, in the Amur basin, Zeya, Ussuri. On the wintering flocks on the south of China sent early.

Stork selects moist places near bodies of water and eats small animals, mainly fish, frogs. In contrast to the white cousin avoids human settlements and build nests in inaccessible remote areas at high buildings. Big Jack - up to 2 m in diameter and a height of more than 10 branches roofed m And one nest is completed by a few years... In laying up to 6 eggs.

View rare, listed in the Red Book of Russia, as the population has only three thousand birds.

Obverse description

In the center - the emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I. Bilibin), at the bottom - indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the content of the precious metal content. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top - "ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1995 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ".

Reverse description

Image Far Eastern stork on a background greenery, at the top left of the image - the inscription along the rim: "ДАЛЬНЕВОСТОЧНЫЙ АИСТ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1995 - 50,000 Unknown