Description

The material of 1, 2 and 5 ruble coins was switched from copper-nickel-zinc and copper nickel clad to nickel-plated steel in the second quarter of 2009.

Obverse

Depicts the emblem of the Bank of Russia, the double-headed eagle without a crown, sceptre and globus cruciger above the legend Bank of Russia. It is exactly the same eagle, that the artist Ivan Bilibin painted after the February Revolution as a coat of arms for the Russian Republic.

Under the eagle the semicircular inscription BANK OF RUSSIA, to the right under the eagle’s paw the mintmark (ММД or СПМД), on the top along the rim the denomination FIVE RUBLES, on the bottom of the coin two horizontal lines divided by a dot and the year of mintage under it.

ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ
ММД
БАНК РОССИИ
2012

Reverse

In the center, a little to the left denomination of the coin: the figure 5 and word under it RUBLES written horizontal, below along the rim and on the right part of the disc the stylized vegetable ornament (vine sprig) in form of a branch with two interwoven caulescents.

5
РУБЛЕЙ

Edge

5 Rubles

Magnetic
Y# 799a Schön# 702a
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Characteristics
Material Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 6.45 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mints
Moscow Mint (MMD)
Saint Petersburg Mint (SPMD)

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Non-magnetic

Copper Nickel Clad Copper, 6.45 g, ⌀ 25 mm