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Russian ruble

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  • Russian Federation

  • Russian ruble
  • Moscow
  • of 17 075 200 sq. km
  • Russian (state), numerous local dialects
  • RU (RUS) 643

Monetary unit of the Russian Federation, the russian ruble entered into the cash circulation instead of is The Soviet rubles in 1993 in board of the first president of Russia B.N.Eltsina. The Native currency is more narrow Has had time to endure denomination, now in a turn-over there are notes and the coins entered into the circulation 1 January, 1998. One russian ruble makes 100 kopeks. Now in the cash circulation There are notes of denomination of 50, 100, 500, 1000, 5000 rubles.

Etymological root of concept " " the word " is; " because Initially ruble named a half of the split hryvnia. There is a version, according to which " rub" is The border or juncture, and ruble is " an ingot with " that indicates specificity of the monetary Productions.

On denominations in nominal value 100, 500, 1000 rubles of the sample of 2004 and 5000 rubles are available micropunching in a kind Nominal value of the note which are formed by microapertures in a paper, made by means of the laser. The microtext (The note nominal value), visible only under a magnifying lens, also falls into to protective elements of notes, As well as a tsveto-variable a paint (issue of 2004) by which the emblem of Bank of Russia on the note is executed In nominal value of 500 rubles, the arms of Yaroslavl on the note in nominal value of 1000 rubles, the arms of Khabarovsk together with an emblem Bank of Russia on a denomination of denomination of 5000 rubles.

the Flag the Russian Federation the Map the Russian Federation
the Arms the Russian Federation

On the notes manufactured after 2003, there is the so-called moire pattern representing Area, which changes the colour if to consider it under different points of view.

Decor of the note of each nominal value is devoted a certain city of the Russian Federation. In particular, on To face side of the note in nominal value of 5 rubles, devoted to Great Novgorod, the monument to the Millenium is represented Russia against the Sofia cathedral, the plotting of a fortification Novgorod on the back is seated The Kremlin. The this denomination has the sizes 137 x 61 mm, primary colour is green. These notes Are replaced by five-rouble coins.

Krasnoyarsk is a leading theme of design of the note in nominal value of 10 rubles (the sizes - 150 x 65 mm dominating Colours - dark green and dark brown). On its face side the bridge plotting through the river Yenisei is seated And Paraskeva Pjatnitsy's chapels, the Krasnoyarsk HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION on the back is represented. In due course it is scheduled By degrees to introduce from the circulation the this notes, having replaced with their ten-rouble coins.

Decor of the note in nominal value of 50 rubles (the sizes of a denomination - 150 x 65 mm is devoted St.-Petersburg, Dominating colour - blue). On face side of the this note against the Peter and Paul Fortress it is represented The sculpture at bottom of the well-known rostral column, a back decorates the arrow plotting Vasilevsky island.

Face side of 50 rubles of the Russian Federation
the Back of 50 rubles of the Russian Federation

Mainly brown design of the note in nominal value of 100 rubles (the sizes - 150 x 65 mm) is devoted Moscow, about Than the quadriga plotting on a Bolshoi theatre portico on its face side and a facade Big testifies Theatre on the back.

Face side of 100 rubles of the Russian Federation
the Back of 100 rubles of the Russian Federation

Decor of a denomination in nominal value of 500 rubles (the sizes - 150 x 65 mm, dominating colour - violet) is devoted To Arkhangelsk and the Arkhangelsk region. The note face side is decorated by the plotting of a monument to Peter I, Possessed in Arkhangelsk, and the known Solovetsky monastery on the back is represented.

The ancient city of Yaroslavl is a leading theme of design of the note in nominal value of 1000 rubles (the sizes - 157 x 69 The mm, dominating colour - green). On denomination face side the plotting of a monument to the grand duke is seated To Yaroslav Mudromu and chapels of Minina and Pozharsky, possessed at the river Kotorosl, and on the back - The plotting of church of John Predtechi.

Face side of 1000 rubles of the Russian Federation
the Back of 1000 rubles of the Russian Federation

In 2010 issue of the note of 1000 rubles, almost in the same design, as well as the previous denominations, but with addition more than 10 new elements of protection against a fake has been manufactured.

Face side of 1000 rubles of the Russian Federation (2010)
the Back of 1000 rubles of the Russian Federation (2010)

The design of the note of the largest nominal value - 5000 rubles - is connected with Khabarovsk: the face side is decorated Monument kind Muravevu-Amur, turnaround - the bridge plotting through the river the Cupid. A denomination in nominal value 5000 Rubles has the size 157 x 69 mm, dominating colour - red-orange.

For manufacturing of notes of all nominal values the high-quality paper which manufacture on is used Special factories Goznaka, also various methods of a seal are applied. Tickets of Bank of Russia have the high Degree of protection against fakes that promoted by availability of numerous protective elements. In particular, Authenticity of notes is protected by the watermarks possessed on white fields of notes, used Kipp-effect, when at denomination examining in a reflected light and at an acute angle on its ornamental The latent plotting becomes visible to a tape.

The paper contains the protective fibres coloured by different colours (red, light green, grey and two-coloured) And possessed in chaotic order, they are shone under ultraviolet rays. It is interesting that is evident Two-coloured fibres seem violet but if to consider them by means of a magnifying lens it is possible to see, how Red and dark blue plots alternate. On notes there are the infra-red labels which essence consists that The fragments of the plotting of face side of a denomination processed by special composition, being exposed to effect Invisible heat, reflect light.

Specially for visually impaired people of the note of all nominal values are supplied by special relief labels, which Also it is possible to carry to protective elements of a denomination.

Inscription " Bank Rossii" Ticket; also it is executed by means of a relief seal.

Since 2004 a protection frame of authenticity of denominations is the protective thread in the form of metallized The polymeric strip introduced into a paper in such a manner that a number of plots of a thread leaves on a surface of a paper, Forming a dotted line from brilliant rectangles.


It is updated 05.2012


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