Coin Red-breasted Goose

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 372 54.8/4 5109-0004

Authors

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

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date November 12, 1994
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

Red-breasted Goose - bird waterfowl, she is from a family of ducks. Goose can distinguish by the characteristic korotkosheey figure. Its contrast and bright color blends with chestnut-red shades, black and white tones. Beautifully bordered by a thin white line goiter, cheeks, the neck and chest. At the head of the black strip and drop-shaped white spot in a short beak. Small and slender bird is very mobile, even fussy. Flight fast, is able to do a flock of unexpected twists - that collapses into a ball, then crumbles. On the water Geese taking off and landing with a loud cackling.

In size it is comparable with major Ogar, but inferior black Goose. The body of 60 cm, a wingspan of 135 cm and weighing less than 2 kg.

Geese feed on vegetation only, foraging during daylight days. Often roost on the water, rarely in places kormёzhki.

These Geese nest in the heap of moss-lichen, shrub tundra. Most of the population lives on the Taimyr Peninsula. Eggs per clutch and 9. Typical view of migratory wintering in the Black Sea, in the south of the Caspian.

The bird is easily domesticated. It is located under the protection is in the regional Red Data Book. on Goose Hunting is prohibited everywhere.

Obverse description

Image of two-headed eagle (designed by artist I. Bilibin), inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1994 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ" In the lower part - indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content clean.

Reverse description

Relief image of Red-breasted Goose in the background vegetation, lower rim - "КРАСНОЗОБАЯ КАЗАРКА".

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Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1994 Unknown