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Tundra Wolf
Полярный волк
Presented by
Central Bank of the Russian Federation/ Saint Petersburg Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Nominal value
10000 rubles
1004,4 g
100 mm
Gold 999°
50 pcs
Production quality
Proof-like, laser matting
Designer: F.S. Andronov. Sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
Saint Petersburg Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, the semicircular inscription ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, the inscription ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination, the year of issue of the coin and the mint trademark. 

Reverse: a relief image of a tundra she-wolf with her cubs against a backdrop of water and rocks; there is an inscription ‘СОХРАНИМ НАШ МИР’ (PROTECT OUR WORLD) above along the rim.
A brief annotation
The polar wolf (in Latin ‘Canis lupus tundrarum’) is one of the largest subspecies of the wolf. It lives in the Arctic and tundra. The polar wolf is well adapted to life in conditions of low temperatures, strong winds, permafrost and long periods without sunlight. Since these territories are unsuitable for human life, it is not threatened with extermination.
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№ 4(65) 2023
№ 4(65) 2023
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