||5 roubles 2014
Iași-Chișinău Operation - 70 Years
32 mm diameter, 14.148 g, silver 92.5%, flat edge |
Obverse: denomination "5 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, at left mintmarks (MMD and a head of a Russian woman - possibly the Russian hallmark for silver jewelry), at right the silver fineness - Ag925
|Reverse: the commemorative monument of the Iași-Chișinău Operation erected at Chițcani, between two laurel branches, inscription "70 LET IASSKO-KIȘINEVSKOI OPERAȚII" meaning "70 YEARS SINCE THE IAȘI-CHIȘINĂU OPERATION", in exergue a double five-pointed star
Mintage: 250 coins
About the Iași-Chișinău Operation
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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.