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32 mm diameter, 13.87 g, silver 92.5%, flat edge
Obverse: denomination "100 RUBLEI" (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, below the year a square with mintmarks (MMD and a Russian woman head), silver fineness, Ag-925 and 13.87 g, mass of the coin (Ag is written with Latin letters)
Reverse: bust of Lebed in military uniform, at right an image of the Tighina memorial, inscriptions "GENERAL-LEITENANT LEBED' A.I." and "1950-2002 G.G." meaning "LIEUTENANT-GENERAL LEBED A.I. and "(years) 1950-2002"

Mintage: 1000 coins

The memorial of Tighina is dedicated to the ones who "defended" the city from the "nationalists of Moldova".

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.

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