||100 roubles 2004
Anton G. Rubinstein
|32 mm diameter, 14.14 g, silver 92.5%, flat edge
denomination "100 RUBLEI" (Cyrillic), coat of arms of the self proclaimed republic of Transnistria (bearing hammer and sickle), inscription · PRIDNESTROVSKII RESPUBLIKANSKII BANK · (Cyrillic) meaning "[TRANS] NISTRIAN REPUBLICAN BANK", year 2004
|bust of Anton G. Rubinstein, a laurel wreath and a staff with musical signs (the beginning of a composition named Barcarole), inscription A.G. RUBINSTEIN (with Cyrillic letters) and years 1829 - 1894
Mintage: 500 coins
The great Russian composer, pianist and conductor Anton Rubinstein was born in the village of Ofatinți on the left bank of River Nistru - village placed between Rîbnița and Zăzuleni.
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