Coin Caucasian black grouse

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 332 56.1/4 5516-0003

Authors

Artist A. V. Baklanov
Sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date November 7, 1993
Weight 6.25 г .
Diameter 25 мм .
Thickness 1.75 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Red Book
Denomination 50
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Bi-metal (Ring - a copper-nickel alloy, disc - aluminum bronze)
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (interrupted corrugation with a pitch of 3 mm)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Grouse Caucasian grouse resembles ordinary, but has a smaller size. He lives in a limited area of the Alpine zone of the Main Caucasus Range and the Lesser Caucasus. Can lead a sedentary lifestyle, as well as nomadic. Habits Caucasian grouse are very similar to the habits of ordinary black grouse. But tokovanie runs a little differently - not only males are favored, and tokuyut and one - jumping in place and flapping wings in silence. Currently, hunting is prohibited Caucasian grouse. The number of species is maintained only in the reserves.

Obverse description

In the center - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I. Bilibin), underneath the right - the mint mark, the inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "50 РУБЛЕЙ 1993 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ".

Reverse description

Image of Caucasian Black Grouse in the background of grassy vegetation, inscriptions along the rim separated by two dots: at the top - the "КРАСНАЯ КНИГА", at the bottom - "КАВКАЗСКИЙ ТЕТЕРЕВ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1993 300,000 - Unknown