The Bank of Russia has issued commemorative coins “Masha and the Bear” of the series “Russian (Soviet) animation”, according to the bank’s official website. In particular, a silver coin with a face value of 3 rubles and a coin made of base metals with a face value of 25 rubles were issued.
As specified, the silver coin was issued in a circulation of 7 thousand pieces, while the circulation of coins with a face value of 25 rubles is 850,0 thousand pieces, and a coin with a face value of 25 rubles with a colour coating came out with a circulation of 150 thousand pieces. These coins are a legal means of cash payment in the territory of the Russian Federation.
It is reminded that the animated series have been shown in 2009 for the first time, and since then the cartoon became popular not only in Russia but also in Europe, the USA, China, Canada, and Latin America.
It is considered that the secret of its success is that the situations that the characters get into are close to the inhabitants of any country. The cartoon tells about the difference between good and evil in a funny way and is never boring both for children and adults.
Source: Izvestia, Pictures: Bank of Russia