Scrap Monster
Vulcan
Vulcan
Coin April 24, 2014 06:56:13 AM

New Silver Coins Bear Putin's Face as Tribute to Crimean Annexation

Paul Ploumis
ScrapMonster Author
Amidst continuing tensions with Ukraine, a Russian private mint has unveiled a new silver coin, embossing Russian President Vladimir Putin's portrait on the reverse as celebrating the memory of Crimea’s annexation to Russia’s territory.

New Silver Coins Bear Putin's Face as Tribute to Crimean Annexation

MOSCOW (Scrap Monster): Amidst continuing tensions with Ukraine, a Russian private mint has unveiled a new silver coin, embossing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s portrait on the reverse as celebrating the memory of Crimea’s annexation to Russia’s territory.  The new silver con’s obverse bears the map of Crimea.

As per the media report, the new coin weighs one kilogram and its mintage capacity is limited to 500 silver coins. The mint officials said that they would not provide notes to commemorate Crimea but only coins. They have been planning to gift to Russian government officials.

According to Mr. Vladimir Vasyukhinsaid, the director of the mint in Yekaterinburg, the 925 grade silver coins has issued in memory of heroic move of Russia to seize Crimea from Ukraine amidst wide protests from the world nations.   

 

SM Newsletter
Subscribe to SM mailing list and get updates to your inbox
Facebook Twitter Linkedin
1 dollar 2010 - Navy Elizabeth II
Melt Value : US$ 13.915
1 dollar 2010 Elizabeth II
Melt Value : US$ 13.915
1 dollar 2008 Elizabeth II
Melt Value : US$ 13.915