Since 2016 Russian coins image appears the coat of arms of the Russian Federation
Before the New 2012th year, the Bank of Russia made all the inhabitants of our vast country gift - the press service of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation of December 30, 2015 reported Change the obverse in the design of small coins in 2016 coinage.
Ordinary people may not notice, but coin collectors know that now all the coins on the obverse is not used State emblem and the emblem of the Bank of Russia. Beginning with the new 2016 coins will be finally placed the image of the State Emblem of the Russian Federation.
In many world coins taken to represent or emblems of State, or the symbol of the emission center. The Bank of Russia became the first coin minted in 1992 with its emblem, because at that time was not yet approved a new coat of arms of the Russian Federation. For the first time in the modern history of the Bank of the State Emblem of the image was used in 2011-2014 on the images of commemorative coins, which were minted for the Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014.
With a new kind of obverse of the coin Bank of Russia at the same time it promises to keep the same weight and size parameters, as well as the physical characteristics of the new coins.
All coins in circulation and issued before 2016 will still remain a means of payment and required to accept all payment agencies. At the same time the press service of the Bank of Russia did not mention a possible future replacement of coins with the image on the obverse of the Bank of Russia logo.