|Country: Russia||Metal Purity: 925||Box: No|
|Year of Issue: 2014||Weight: 33.94 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 3 rubles||Dimensions: 39||Coin Accent: Coloring|
|ID: RU0970||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 35000 pcs|
The tradition of releasing coins dedicated to the Olympic Games, dates back nearly 26 centuries. The first antique Olympic coin is dated 500-510 B.C and first modern Games coin was issued in 1952 for the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Coin Program "Sochi 2014" continues a long tradition of issuing the commemorative Olympic Games coins.
The obverse of the silver Olympics coin bears the State Emblem of the Russian Federation, along the rim there are the inscriptions indicating issuing country, below the emblem there are the face value and year 2014 shown.
The reverse design captures relief of graceful girl figure skater dancing on ice with colorized image of Voronov's snowdrop. Also the reverse of all commemorative coins in this series depict the Olympic rings emblem and the inscription "Sochi-2014" in Russian. Figure skating is the oldest discipline in the Olympic Games and one of the most beloved by spectators. The program of Olympics figure skating includes men’s and women’s individual contests, pairs mixed figure skating and ice dancing. As of now four sets of medals are going to be contested in the 2014 Olympic figure skating program.