The Bank of Russia will place on the coins instead of their emblems the coat of arms of Russia

The Bank of Russia will place on the coins instead of their emblems the coat of arms of Russia


The image of the state emblem of Russia will appear on the obverses of the coins of all coins starting in 2016. The Bank of Russia minted coins with their emblem since 1992, when the Russian coat of arms has not yet been approved.

MOSCOW, 30 Dec. The obverses of the coins of all the coins, the design of which is currently used the logo of the Bank of Russia, in 2016 will host the image of the state emblem of the Russian Federation, is spoken in the message of the regulator.

The parameters of mass and dimensions, as well as the physical characteristics of coins with the new obverse variety of the remain unchanged. The Central Bank also notes that all the coins in circulation at the present time, remain a legitimate means of cash payment in territory of the Russian Federation.

In world practice it is accepted to depict on the coins or the state emblem, or the emblem of the emission center. The Bank of Russia began to mint coins with their emblem in 1992, when the state emblem of the Russian Federation has not yet been approved. In 2011-2014, the Bank of Russia used the image of the state coat of arms on the commemorative coins dedicated to the Olympic games in Sochi.

With information about the decoration of the new coins can be found on the official website of the Bank of Russia.