The Bank of Russia has issued a new commemorative banknote of 100 rubles, dedicated to the Crimean Peninsula. On one side of the banknote depicts objects associated with Sevastopol and on the other sights of the Crimea. The circulation of the banknote is 20 million.
As stated on the website of the Central Bank, “on the side of the banknote dedicated to Crimea, depicts the castle “swallow’s nest”. “In the background – picture view of the rock Sail and mount Ayu-Dag, a contour plot of the Great Khan mosque, the Khan’s Palace in Bakhchisaray; in the lower part – image of the radio telescope RT-70; along the left and right edge – contour image of the vine,” written in the online help.
On the other side – “the monument to the scuttled ships in Sevastopol Bay, fragment of a picture by I. K. Aivazovsky “the Russian squadron on the Sevastopol RAID,” a plan of Sevastopol, a contour image of architectural and historical monuments of Sevastopol”.
In addition, the banknote with the QR code. The press service of the regulator said: “Under the image of “swallow’s nests” on the bottom bar is a QR code with a link to the page of the Bank of Russia website where you can find historical background on commemorative banknote”.
In 2014, the Central Bank announced the production devoted to the Crimea banknotes. Its design was developed together with Goznak.