||100 roubles 2005 - University of Tiraspol - 75 years||
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 2005, at left mintmarks, at right Ag 925, the silver fineness
statue of Ukrainian poet and artist Taras Shevchenko, years 1930 and 2005, on the background the main building of the University of Tiraspol, inscription "75 LET" meaning "75 YEARS", a laurel twig, circular inscription "PRIDNESTROVSKII GOSUDARSTVENNYI UNIVERSITET IM. T.G. ™EVCENKO" (in Russian, with Cyrillic letters) meaning "[Trans]NISTRIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (NAMED) T.G. SHEVCHENKO|
Mintage: 500 coins
Near the year positioning two small signs are placed, detailed in the nearby picture. One of them is the monogram MMD, that shows that the coin was struck at Moscow. MMD is a short for Moskovskii Monetnyi Dvor, meaning Moscow Mint.
The second sign is a medalion with a female face. The meaning of the face is unknown to us.
This is a coin issued by Transnistria. Knowing one might rightfully be wondering what is Transnistria about, we tried to depict on the site the issue as best as we could. Click the links below to clarify yourself.
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Why Transnistrian Coins on Romanian Coins?
Because Transnistrian coins are held in their pockets and used as such by Romanian speaking Romanians on their native land.