Russian Ruble (RUB)

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Russian Ruble or Russian Rouble (RUB) is the currency of Russia. This currency is the world’s first decimal currency. The Bank of Russia is the monetary authority for the implementation of monetary policy in Russia. Circulating coins exist in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50 kopeks and 1, 2, 5 and 10 rubles. Circulating bills exist in denominations of 50, 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 rubles.

Portraits and Designs of Russian Ruble Bills and Coins

  • 5000 Russian Rubles

Monument of Nikolay Muravyov Amursky is a monument located in Khabarovsk. It was built by Alexander Opekushin, a known Russian Sculptor.

  • 1000 Russian Rubles

Monument of Yaroslav I the Wise is a monument located in Yaroslavl.

Chapel Our Lady of Kazan started as a simple chapel with a small garage. It’s one of the Russian Orthodox Church during that time.

  • 500 Russian Rubles

Monument of Peter the Great, Sailing Ship and Sea Terminal. The Statue of Peter the Great is a monument located in Arkhangelsk.

  • 100 Russian Rubles

Quadriga is a sculpture in Bolshoi Theater, Moscow. It was sculpted by Peter Clodt von Jurgensburg.

  • 50 Russian Rubles

Rostral Column is a victory column in Saint Petersburg. It was erected to commemorate a naval military victory.

  • 10, 5, 2 and 1 Russian Rubles

2 Headed Eagle Emblem symbolizes heraldry and vexillology. The heads represent the Emperor having authority on both secular and religious matters.

  • 50, 10, 5 and 1 Kopeks

Saint George (280-303) was a Roman Soldier who became a Christian Martyr. He is one of the most respected saints in the Catholic Church, Anglican Church, East Syrian Church and Miaphysite Church and regarded most notable military saint. His Memorial Day or commonly known as “Saint George’s Day” is traditionally celebrated on the Julian date of April 23 every year. Many facilities such as castle, church, college, hospital, and school were named after him.

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