The Bank of Russia issued three commemorative coins “The Scarlet Flower” of the “Russian (Soviet) Animation” series with a color frame from the cartoon. About it reported press service of the Central Bank.
The coin was issued in three versions: silver with a face value of 3 rubles, steel with nickel plating with a face value of 25 rubles. and copper-nickel with color coating with a nominal value of 25 rubles.
On the reverse side of the coins, a scene from the cartoon is depicted in relief. At the top left along the circumference there is an inscription: “The Scarlet Flower.”
The circulation of coins made of steel with nickel plating is 850,000 pieces, and those of copper-nickel alloy are 150,000 pieces. The Central Bank clarifies that “coins are a legal means of cash payment in Russia and must be accepted at face value.”
The cartoon “The Scarlet Flower” was filmed in 1952 by director Lev Atamanov based on the fairy tale of the same name by Sergei Aksakov. The film became the fourth full-length cartoon from the Soyuzmultfilm studio. The artist Leonid Shvartsman worked on the images of the characters.
September 22 Bank of Russia released a commemorative silver coin “Enterment of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Lugansk People’s Republic, Zaporozhye Region and Kherson Region into the Russian Federation” with a face value of 3 rubles was put into circulation. Its circulation was 3000 pieces.