Moscow. December 23. The Bank of Russia issued a commemorative banknote of 100 rubles, dedicated to the Crimea and Sevastopol.
On the side of the banknote dedicated to Crimea, depicts the castle “swallow’s nest”. On the other side, is the monument to the scuttled ships in Sevastopol Bay, fragment of a picture of Ivan Ayvazovsky “the Russian squadron on the Sevastopol RAID.” Both images are oriented vertically.
Under the image of “swallow’s nests” on the bottom bar is a QR code with a link to the page of the Bank of Russia website where you can find background information on a commemorative banknote.
The circulation of the banknote is 20 million copies.
The Bank of Russia announced the release of this banknote in summer 2014. “We plan to issue a banknote dedicated to Crimea, it will be a banknote of the nominal current row”, – said the first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank George Luntovsky.
With the initiative of release of the new banknote devoted to accession to Russia of Crimea and Sevastopol, in June 2014 made by the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Didenko. The Governor of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina promised to consider the proposal of the Deputy. The MP showed a sketch of such notes, listing the attractions that are offered on it to depict: “Admiral Nakhimov, the monument to the scuttled ships, St. Vladimir’s Cathedral”.