Silver 925/1000 - Gold 999/1000. Fine metal content not less than, G. The obverse: in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: " " (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue 2008. (2008), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark. The reverse: in the centre - the matted image of the corner part of a post envelope with three post stamps on it in two lines, one of them, below to the right is made in form of golden inset with two inscriptions above: to the left - "Au 99,9", to the right - "1,55".
Two others stamps are drown in half-tint, on one of them, to the left - inscription in half-tint in two lines " 1858" (Delivered on day of April 1858); above - inscription in four lines "150- " (150-th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST RUSSIAN POST STAMP), below - a penholder with the steel pen. The sculptor: Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint. The first Russian post stamp with denomination 10 Kopeck was issued on the 1st of January 1858 with mintage figure 3 million pcs.
It bore the coat of arms of Russia (double headed eagle) and the emblem of the Russian Post (two crossed horns). The item "Russia 2008 3 rubles First Russian Post Stamp 1oz Proof Silver Gold Coin" is in sale since Saturday, September 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Russia\Federation (1992-Now)".The seller is "tk_coins" and is located in Limassol, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.