||1 rouble 2014
city of Dnestrovsc
22 mm diameter, 4.65 g, nickel plated steel, flat edge |
Obverse: denomination "1 RUBLI" (Cyrillic), coat of arms of the self proclaimed republic of Transnistria (bearing hammer and sickle), inscription "PRIDNESTROVSKII RESPUBLIKANSKII BANK" (in Cyrillic and Russian) meaning "[TRANS] NISTRIAN REPUBLICAN BANK", year 2014
|Reverse: Titan Prometheus (Prometheus is represented on a wall of an office building at Cuciurgan power station), at left power lines of the Cuciurgan power station, above inscription "1961 G." meaning "(year) 1961" (year when the city was founded, especially for serving the nearby thermal power station), in exergue inscription DNESTROVSK (with Cyrillic letters)
Mintage: 50.000 coins
The coins from the Cities of Transnistria series were issued on 12th of December 2014.
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.
For further information confront the Modern and contemporary history section inside the Brief and Comprehensive History of Romanians and Romania page.
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.