Interesting facts about the Russian currency, and details about the features of the bill of five hundred rubles

Every day most of the residents and guests of the Russian Federation is used in treatment of rubles and, less often, a penny.But not many people know the story of the emergence of the monetary unit.In this article you will learn about the history of the ruble, provides interesting facts and details raised the question of the treatment of some large bills.

Why "ruble"?

Modern currency is the Russian ruble.Numerous versions agree on the fact that the verb "to chop" is the same root for the word "ruble".There is also an exotic version, asserting that the "ruble" has the same root with the ancient Indian word "rupee", meaning "the silver-treated."For the first time as a currency "ruble" is mentioned in the charters of Veliky Novgorod.During the reign of Dmitry Donskoy launched its own coinage in Moscow.At the beginning of the monetary reform 1 Moscow ruble was 100 or 200 money Novgorod Moscow money, called a penny.Currently, the price is equal to one hundred rubles a penny.

When was struck first ruble
and other interesting facts about the Russian currency

  • In 1654, was first minted coin of 1 ruble, which was in circulation not more than a year.Resumed chasing the ruble coins under Peter 1, since it does not cease to this day.
  • Also emblem on money Tsarist Russia portrayed the Russian emperors Alexander II, Catherine the Great, Peter I.
  • Interestingly, Ivan Dubasov designed the first Soviet ruble, which was released in 1919.On the front side of the banknotes before 1992 there was an image of Lenin, which was replaced by a stylized view of the Moscow Kremlin.
  • Due to the fact that the internal circulation of contemporary Russian is widely used foreign currency, rubles need to be approved symbol.
  • Monuments coin face value 1 ruble established in Tomsk and Dimitrovgrad.
  • The game "Pokemon" currency pokedollar designated as the ruble.

Full denomination of five hundred rubles: Design

«Pjatihatki", "Petya", "violet", "Peter" - all this vernacular name of the chassis and the popular Russian denominations of five hundred rubles, the design of which is dedicated to Archangel.The figure shows the notes to Peter the Great monument on the background of the river and sea terminals, on the back side is visible panorama of the Solovetsky monastery.Around Solovki was broken a lot of copies on the forums banking.I exaggerate even the subject of the image on the back of a denomination Argentine Navy training ship "Libertad" with links to sources where it is given a full description.Prior to 2010, depicted in a denomination church topped by a hipped roof, and no domes, which gives the right to assume that this Solovetsky camp, not a monastery.Later modification of the bill changed the image of the monastery presented from a different angle and with the domes, and the vessel is absent.There is another misconception that five hundred rubles banknote depicts the barque "Sedov".Version flawed because three-masted ship in the bill, and the "Sedov" - four-masted ship.

various issues in denominations of 500 rubles

There are several versions and editions of banknotes of five hundred rubles.Currently in circulation are 4 types of notes: a sample of 1997, the same pattern, but modifications of 2001, 2004 and 2011.All four types of payments are accepted in the whole territory of Russia.As this bill is the chassis, the Bank of Russia is constantly improving the level of protection money, it introduces a modified variants in circulation.Five hundred rubles banknote issue in 2010 is considered the most secure.The predominant color is violet-blue bill, the size of 150h65 mm.The paper introduced two-color and gray fibers, thin relief strokes, security threads and watermarks.When combining the back and front sides of the same fragments, forming a one-piece design.The digits of the serial number of the banknote five hundred rubles modification 2010 gradually increases from left to right, on the back side of the image has changed, some elements of which have magnetic properties.

largest denomination in Russia

In this article it is worth mentioning that, what is the largest denomination of the ruble.Many will recall that in 1997 the currency of the Russian Federation has gone through prodenominirovana and does not millions, as it was before, and by the thousands.Production of five thousandth notes typical of the period of hyperinflation and the low exchange rate relative to other world currencies.The banknote of 5000 rubles were issued in different years as the Government and separatist organizations.On the front side of the banknote depicts the monument N.Muravyov-Amur, on the reverse - the bridge across the Amur River, the dominant color - red-orange.Interestingly, there are several online sites selling bills with a very unusual numbers.Many love the magic of numbers and are willing to pay good money for the numbers on the phone or a car.Not less popular with collectors are banknotes with numbers like 1234567, 0000001, 7777777, etc.There are even seeking orders from the bill with the number of home or mobile phone.We hope that our article has helped you learn more about the currency "ruble", as well as the popular banknotes currently in circulation.