Russia 50-RUBLES (Y334)
Russia 50-RUBLES (Y334)

Russia 50-RUBLES (Y334) Harbour Porpoise

Non-circulating coin

Although Krause refers to this as a Black Sea Porpoise, there really is no such animal. What they are referring to is Harbour Porpoises who live in the Black Sea, which could be called Black Sea Harbour Porpoises. What ever you call it, do not call it a dolphin, because that is a distinct (but closely related) species. The Harbour Porpoise is the smallest marine mammal, and they like to stick close to the coast (as their name suggests).

Specifications

  • Diameter: 25 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum-Bronze in Copper-Nickel ring
  • CAT#: Y334

Obverse Legend

50 РУБЛЕЙ 1993г. БАНК РОССИИ

Reverse Legend

КРАСНАЯ КНИГА ЧЕРНОМОРСКАЯ АФАЛИНА

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