Russia to issue commemorative Olympic 100 rouble banknote

Tuesday 12th March, 2013

Sochi2014 The Central Bank of Russia will issue a commemorative 100 rouble note in October, a hundred days before the start of the winter Olympic Games in Sochi. “For the first time the Bank of Russia will release a commemorative Olympic bill, and for the first time the picture is vertically oriented,” said first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia Georgy Luntovsky, according to RIA Novosti News Agency.The design of the banknote was revealed at a presentation at Krasnaya Poliana in Sochi. The banknote’s designer is a student of the Repin Institute of the St. Petersburg Academy…

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