Central Bank of Russia

January, 2019

Russian Saint George the Victorious silver and gold bullion coins confirmed for 2019

By |2019-01-30T22:34:00+01:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russian Saint George the Victorious silver and gold bullion coins confirmed for 2019 One of our favourite classic bullion coins is the Russian Saint George the Victorious (I was born on St Georges Day, so I'm biased...). This one-ounce silver and quarter-ounce gold coin first saw the light of day in 2006 (silver in 2009) and has had a rather haphazard release schedule over the following decade. Some years there [...]

September, 2018

Russia celebrates another of its government departments with a silver coin showcasing Rosreestr

By |2018-09-26T11:26:10+01:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates another of its government departments with a silver coin showcasing Rosreestr 2018 ROSREESTR Wikipedia states that Rosreestr is the Russian Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography, responsible for the organization of the Unified State Register of Rights on Real Estate and Transactions, as well as the spatial data infrastructure of the Russian Federation. Now call us old-fashioned, but that seems quite an unusual subject [...]

August, 2018

Russia celebrates 350 years of state shipbuilding with a retro look at its first home-built warship

By |2018-08-29T16:58:43+01:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates 350 years of state shipbuilding with a retro look at its first home-built warship 2018 350 YEARS OF RUSSIAN STATE SHIPBUILDING A coin producer that enjoys dipping into its countries rich military history, the Central Bank of Russia has long issued coin commemorating figures and events from Russias difficult past. With an epic 350 years since the nation started state shipbuilding, remembering some of the [...]

June, 2018

Russia’s second Guarding the Homeland coin looks to the Great Patriotic War for inspiration

By |2018-06-13T00:06:39+01:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Military, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia's second Guarding the Homeland coin looks to the Great Patriotic War for inspiration 2018 GUARDING THE HOMELAND II Following an issue in April showing off their modern hardware, Russia has issued the second military history coin in its Guarding the Homeland series and this one depicts a group of WWII Russian soldiers in combat. It's a very patriotic, stirring image and makes for a fine military [...]

April, 2018

Russia showcases the armed forces tasked with defending its border with a new silver coin

By |2018-04-18T08:59:01+01:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Military, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia showcases the armed forces tasked with defending its border with a new silver coin Russia seems to like its military-themed coins and so do we, so it's good to see another fine effort from the relatively prolific Central Bank of Russia (CBR). Usually the subject is historical (with an epic title...), drawing on this vast countries deep and eventful past, but this time the subject is [...]

December, 2017

Russia showcases its motorised rifle troops on a new sterling silver trio of proof coins

By |2017-12-08T11:25:33+01:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia showcases its motorised rifle troops on a new sterling silver trio of proof coin Russia loves its history and its military, so it comes as no surprise that coins celebrating them are relatively common subjects on national numismatics. First appearing back in 2010, Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is a sterling (0.925) silver coin series highlighting different aspects of the Russian military. Released in trios, [...]

September, 2017

Russia celebrates the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students with a coloured silver coin

By |2017-09-14T11:55:58+01:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Event, Coloured, Quick Look, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students with a coloured silver coin Organised by a UN recognised group called the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), the World Festival of Youth and Students is an irregularly held event meant to embrace global youth solidarity for democracy and a rejection of war and imperialism. Last held in Quito, Ecuador, on 7-13 December 2013, the next [...]

July, 2017

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin

By |2017-07-19T11:39:33+01:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Quick Look, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin After the geographer Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky and the poet Balmont, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is showcasing the talents of a painter for its Outstanding Personalities of Russia series of proof silver coins. I. K. Aivazovsky was Russian Romantic painter of marine art, considered one of the greatest masters of this genre. Born in the [...]

June, 2017

Russian silver coin features the fortified Novospassky Monastery outside Moscow

By |2017-06-08T11:47:18+01:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russian silver coin features the fortified Novospassky Monastery outside Moscow The Central Bank of Russia continues to release a fine selection of niche and interesting coins looking at the architecture and tumultuous history of this huge country. The last one we looked at was the Surp Kach monastery in the Crimea. The latest is a five-ounce proof silver coin featuring one of the fortified monasteries that circle [...]

May, 2017

Central Bank of Russia commemorates 150 years since the birth of Russian poet K.D. Balmont

By |2017-05-11T21:27:29+01:00May 7th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Quick Look, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Central Bank of Russia commemorates 150 years since the birth of Russian poet K.D. Balmont The latest sterling silver coin from the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has just been released and features a commemoration of the life of Russian poet, Konstantin Dmitrievich Balmont. Considered one of the major figures of the Silver Age of Russian Poetry, his books Burning Buildings and Let Us Be Like the [...]

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