Bank of Russia has issued today the new banknote commemorative of the 2018 FIFA World Cup (RUB100.5). It is the first ever Russian polymer banknote.

The front shows  a boy dreaming to repeat the achievements of great football players, like Lev Yashin, a famous goalkeeper. The back shows the globe in the form of a football, with the territory of the Russian Federation outlined.

A QR code contains a link to the webpage of the Bank of Russia with the details of the note.

Roughly 21 million notes will be issued.

Source: BankRussia

Courtesy: Cleophas Schockem, Gabriel A.Leichen.

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