Drawing from a long prestigious history of ballet, The Russian Palladium Ballerina coins offer a tribute to the country's authority and influence on dancers, composers and choreographers. Palladium is a rare, silvery-white metal in the platinum family. Russia is home to more than half of the world's supply, despite the country keeping the amount and status of its supply a secret. The Russian Palladium Ballerina Coins were struck at the Moscow Mint with .999 fine palladium . It is legal tender in Russia and has a face value of either 5, 10 or 25 roubles. The coins depict a dancing ballerina on one side and a Soviet Union symbol on the other with each mintage year featuring a different ballerina.
|Mintage||1989 - 1991|
|Weight & Denominations||1989 31.1g coin (25 Roubles), 1990 15.5g coin (10 Roubles), 1990 15.55g coin (25 Roubles), 1991 7.87g coin (5 Roubles), 1991 15.55g coin (10 Roubles), 1991 31.1g coin (25 Roubles)|
|Reverse||Soviet Union symbol with mintage year featuring a different ballerina|