The Bank of Russia issued a new 100-ruble note for the World Cup. This is reported on Tuesday by the regulator’s website. It is noted that from now on, on 22 May, it is put into circulation.
It is worth noting that the authors of the concept of the new banknote reflected the continuity of generations on the bill: the boy dreams of repeating the achievements of the great players, including the Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin, inscribed in gold letters in the history of this sport. On the reverse side is a football symbolizing the globe with a map of Russia. Behind him fans stand, the silhouettes of which are depicted in the colors of the Russian tricolor. Below are the cities hosting the main sporting event of 2018.
«Using a polymer base allowed to apply visual security features in the banknote, which due to the transparency of the polymer can be checked from both sides. For example, a bright holographic image at the top of it. Vertical strokes along the edges of the front side of the banknote have an elevated relief, defined by the touch. On the front side there is also a QR code with a link to the page of the Bank of Russia website with detailed information on security features,» the Central Bank said in a statement.
It is noted that the official logo and the emblem of the World Cup are becoming visible in the ultraviolet light.
This is the first polymer banknote issued by the Bank of Russia. Its circulation will be about 20 million copies.