Coin Talismans and logo XI Paralympic Winter Games Sochi

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1472 55.01/5 5015-0005

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Художник реверса A. A. Brynza
Скульптор реверса Computer modelling
Скульптор аверса A. A. Dolgopolova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date April 25, 2013
Weight 10 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.3 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series XI Paralympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014
Denomination 25
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel silver (Copper (40-82%), nickel (5-15%) and zinc (13-45%))
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (180 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Paralympic mascot - of the Paralympic symbols, mandatory attribute of games, starting with the Summer Paralympics, 1980 in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Usually in this role acts as an anthropomorphic animal or human figure representing the cultural heritage of the country where the Olympics is held. In recent years, the Paralympic mascot is given more attention than the creation of the Paralympic flag and emblem.

Choice talismans were given the Paralympic athletes. After the meeting, representatives of the Paralympic movement, headed by the champion of the Paralympic Games, General Secretary of the Russian Paralympic Committee Mikhail Terentiev, mascots chosen Lucica and snowflake, who came up with a Muscovite Natalia Balashova, Anna Zhilinskaya from St. Petersburg

Obverse description

On the matted field drive - the relief image of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation, over it along the rim - semicircular inscription: "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ", beneath the coat of arms in the center in two lines - the denomination of the coin "25 РУБЛЕЙ" and the date "2013" on the right - the mint trademark.

Reverse description

The relief image of the two mascots and logo XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi.

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2013 9,750,000 - Unknown
SPMD, 2014 10,000,000 - Unknown