Previous coin
1 rouble 2014
city of Tighina
Next coin
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: an image of Tighina Fortress, inscription "1408 G." meaning "(year) 1408" (year of the first written mentioning of Tighina, in a charter from Moldavian voivod Alexander the Good, in exergue BENDERY (Turkish and later Russian name of Tighina)

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.


Transnistria Then and Now | Transnistrian Coinage

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.


Back to selection page!