Coin Sandy mole rat

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 367 56.1/10 5516-0008

Authors

Artist A. V. Baklanov
Sculptor L. S. Kamshilov

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date December 15, 1994
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 (252 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Sandy mole rat lives exclusively in the Lower Dnieper sands Kherson region. It conducts only underground lifestyle. The body length of up to twenty-eight centimeters, has the color light gray. Animal little studied.

Obverse description

Image of two-headed eagle (designed by artist I. Bilibin), the inscriptions along the rim, separated by an ornament: at the top - "50 РУБЛЕЙ 1994 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ".

Reverse description

Relief image of sandy mole rat on a background of vegetation along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two dots: at the top - the "КРАСНАЯ КНИГА", at the bottom - "ПЕСЧАНЫЙ СЛЕПЫШ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1994 300,000 - Unknown