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Soviet Union

Official country name: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

The Soviet Union existed between 1922–1991, after his dissolution 15 new countries has emerged, see the banknotes of those countries:

Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Estonia
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Moldova
Russia
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan

STATE BANK NOTES
Билет Государственного Банка

   

10 Rubles P-225, 226; B-NL Color: Orange Dimensions: 159 x 92 mm

Front: Coat of arms.
Back: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars.
Date: 1947.
Signature: None.

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225NLArms type I.15.0030.0070.00
226NLArms type II.12.0020.0060.00

   

25 Rubles P-227, 228; B-NL Color: Blue Dimensions: 169 x 95 mm

Front: Coat of arms.
Back: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars.
Date: 1947.
Signature: None.

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227NLArms type I.20.0040.0090.00
228NLArms type II.15.0030.0070.00

   

50 Rubles P-229, 230; B-NL Color: Green Dimensions: 218 x 103 mm

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Denomination '50'.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars.
Date: 1947.
Signature: None.

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229NLArms type I.25.0050.00100.
230NLArms type II.20.0040.0090.00

   

100 Rubles P-231, 232; B-NL Color: Orange Dimensions: 230 x 115 mm

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Duma building, Kremlin (Moscow).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars.
Date: 1947.
Signature: None.

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231NLArms type I.30.0060.00130.
232NLArms type II.30.0050.00120.

1.                                                               2.
   

1. Arms on front with 8 bands at left / 7 bands at right / 1 in center (Type I).

2. Arms on front with 7 bands at left / 7 bands at right / 1 in center (Type II).

1961 issue

   

10 Rubles P-233; B-NL Color: Orange Dimensions: 121 x 61 mm Demonetized: 31.12.1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Back: "Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars.
Signature: None.

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233NLDate: 1961. Types: Two big serial letters; One big, one small serial letters; One small, one big serial letters; Two small serial letters.1.004.00

   

25 Rubles P-234; B-NL Color: Lilac Dimensions: 124 x 61 mm Demonetized: 26.07.1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Back: "Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Stars towards right.
Signature: None.

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234aNLDate: 1961. Lilac tinted paper. W/o UV activity. 2 majuscule serial # prefix letters (АА-ББ).15.0030.00
234bNLWhite paper. W/o UV activity. 2 majuscule serial # prefix letters (ББ-ЛК). Dimensions: 121 x 62 mm.  2.00  5.00
234bNLW/ UV activity. 2 majuscule serial # prefix letter (ЛЛ-ЭЯ).  2.00  5.00
234bNLW/ blue UV activity. 1 majuscule & 1 minuscule serial # prefix (Аа-Зс).  2.00  5.00
234bNLW/ yellow activity. 1 majuscule & 1 minuscule serial # prefix (Зх-См).  2.00  5.00
234bNLW/o UV activity - error note. 1 majuscule & 1 minuscule serial # prefix (Зх-См).  2.00  5.00

   

50 Rubles P-235; B-NL Color: Green Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm Demonetized: 23.01.1991

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Back: Blagoveshenskaya (Annunciation) tower, Bol'shoy Kremlyova Dvorets (Moscow)". Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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235NLDate: 1961.7.0022.00

   

100 Rubles P-236; B-NL Color: Brown Dimensions: 140 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26.07.1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin").
Back: Vodovzvodnaya tower, Bol'shoy Kremlyova Dvorets, Bell tower Ivana Velikogo, (Moscow). "Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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236aNLDate: 1961. Series AA, AБ, AB; yellow color of patterns on back; yellowish-gray paper, matte surface.7.0017.00
236aNLYellow color of patterns on back; bright white paper; glossy surface.7.0017.00
236aNLGreen color of patterns on back; bright white paper, glossy surface.7.0017.00

1991 issue

   

1 Ruble P-237; B-NL Color: Yellow and brown Dimensions: 105 x 53 mm Demonetized: 31.12.1993

Front: Coat of arms.
Back: Cyrillic text.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Rows of light and dark 5-pointed stars.
Signature: None.

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237NLDate: 1991.0.502.00

   

3 Rubles P-238; B-NL Color: Green Dimensions: 113 x 57 mm Demonetized: 31.12.1993

Front: Vodovzvodnaya tower, Bol'shoy Kremlyova Dvorets, Bell tower Ivana Velikogo, (Moscow).
Back: Cyrillic text.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Rows of light and dark 5-pointed stars.
Signature: None.

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238aNLDate: 1991. W/ red color elements on back.0.503.00

   

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238bNLDate: 1991. W/o red color elements on back. Serial # prefix ЗХ (partly, early numbers).0.503.00

   

5 Rubles P-239; B-NL Color: Blue Dimensions: 113 x 57 mm Demonetized: 31.12.1993

Front: Spasskiy tower, Kremlin (Moscow).
Back: Cyrillic text.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Rows of light and dark 5-pointed stars.
Signature: None.

   
Rose guilloche on back                              Brown guilloche on back

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239aNLDate: 1991. Block# AA-ГЧ. Rose guilloche on back.0.502.00
239bNLBlock# ЗВ-НЛ. Brown guilloche on back.0.502.00

   

10 Rubles P-240; B-NL Color: Reddish and brown Dimensions: 125 x 61 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Cyrillic text.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Rows of light and dark 5-pointed stars.
Signature: None.

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240NLDate: 1991.1.003.00

   

50 Rubles P-241; B-NL Color: Green and brown Dimensions: 144 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Blagoveshenskaya (Annunciation) tower, Bol'shoy Kremlyova Dvorets (Moscow)". Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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241NLDate: 1991.2.0012.00

   

100 Ruble P-242; B-NL Color: Brown and yellow Dimensions: 144 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Vodovzvodnaya tower, Bol'shoy Kremlyova Dvorets, Bell tower Ivana Velikogo, (Moscow). "Polyglot Ruble". The languages and currency names on back are the following: Russian, large (Rubley), Ukrainian (Karbovanetsiv), Byelorussian (Rublëy), Uzbek (Sum), Kazakh (Som), Georgian (Maneti), Turkmenian (Manat), Lithuanian (Rubliai), Romanian in Cyrillic script (Ruble), Latvian (Rubļu), Kyrgyz (Som), Tajik (Sum), Armenian (numeral), Armenian (Roubli), Azerbaijanian (Manat), Estonian (Rubla).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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242NLDate: 1991.2.0015.00

   

Watermark: Stars.

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243NLDate: 1991. Color overprint in watermark area.2.0010.00

   

200 Rubles P-244; B-NL Color: Green Dimensions: 145 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Gosudarstvenniy Kremlyovskiy Dvorets (Kremlin State Palace; aka Congress Hall), Troitskaya tower, Moscow.
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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244NLDate: 1991.10.0040.00

   

500 Rubles P-245; B-NL Color: Red Dimensions: 144 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: Admnistrativniy Korpus Kremlya (Kremlin Presidium building - aka "Building 14"), Spasskaya Tower, (Moscow).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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245NLDate: 1991.2.0010.00

   

1000 Rubles P-246; B-NL Color: Brown Dimensions: 144 x 70 mm Demonetized: 26 July 1993

Front: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ("Lenin"); coat of arms.
Back: St. Basiluius cathedral, Spasskiy tower, Kremlin (Moscow).
Security thread: None.
Printer: Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Goznak" (Russia) - FGU.
Watermark: Lenin.
Signature: None.

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246NLDate: 1991.2.008.00