RUSSIA

Stamps inscribed 'Rossija' or 'Russia' and/or 'Россия'. Tsarist issues have no country name.

1857 - 1918 Tsarist Russia
1918 - 1923 Russian Soviet Republic
1923 - 1992 See Soviet Union
1992 -> Russian Federation

From 1857: 1 Ruble = 100 Kopeks
From 1923: 1 (New) Ruble = 100 Kopeks = 100 old Rubles
From 1992: 1 Ruble (RUR) = 100 Kopeks (continuation of Soviet Ruble)
From 1998: 1 Ruble (RUB) = 100 Kopeks = 1000 RUR
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HERALDIC CATS

Issue Item code Item type
Face value
Remarks SC
2000 Fish from Lake Peipus RU20001025 LB 1 Gutter label - Heraldic Lion
Estonian CoA
Joint issue with Estonia
Label attached to
MI 861-862
M

2006 Armenian Year in the Russian Federation

Joint issue with Armenia

RU20060122 ST 10_00 Stamp 10.00 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant Regauardant Supporter
Lion Passant
Crowned Lion Passant Guardant
Armenian CoA
MI 1303
This item is also listed under Armenia Heraldic Cats AM_RU20060122 FDC 350_10_00 First Day Cover 350 Heraldic Lion (on stamps and cachet)
Lion Rampant Regauardant Supporter
Lion Passant
Crowned Lion Passant Guardant
Armenian CoA
Official Joint FDC
 

2006 Russian History (XIII): Alexander III

Items from this isuue are also listed under Mythic Cats

RU20060504 MS 25_00 Miniature sheet 25.00 Heraldic Lion
Middle Imperial Coat of Arms of Russia
Lions of several smaller shields
MI B91
2010 Pskov - City of Military Glory RU20100721_ PMK 180000 Pictorial postmark - Heraldic Leopard
Leopard Passant
Pskov CoA
"Россия - Город Воинской Славы"
Псков (Pskov) 180000
Earliest use reported: 21 July 2010
Latest use reported:
21 July 2010
If you know more about the dates of use for this item, please let us know.

2010 City Coat of Arms

This issue is also listed under Wild Cats

RU20100827 ST 7_70 Stamp 7.70 Heraldic Tiger
Vladivostok CoA
Stamp from sheet or booklet
MI 1670
RU20100827 BK 77_00 Booklet 77.00 Heraldic Tiger (on stamps and cover)
Vladivostok CoA
Booklet with
10 x
RU20100827 ST 7_70
MI MH???
RU20100827 BK 154_00 Booklet 154.00 Heraldic Tiger (on stamps and cover)
Vladivostok CoA
Booklet with
20 x
RU20100827 ST 7_70
MI MH???
RU20100827 FDC 7_70 101000 First Day Cover 7.70 Heraldic Tiger (on stamp and postmark)
Vladivostok CoA
Official FDC with
RU20100827 ST 7_70
Posmarked in Moscow
RU20100827 FDC 7_70 690090 First Day Cover 7.70 Heraldic Tiger (on stamp and postmark)
Vladivostok CoA
Official FDC with
RU20100827 ST 7_70
Posmarked in Vladivostok
RU20100827 FDP 101000 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Tiger
Vladivostok CoA
"Россия - Владивосток - Первый День - Premièr Jour"
Москва (Moscow) 101000
27 August 2010
RU20100827 FDP 690090 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Tiger
Vladivostok CoA
"Россия - Владивосток - Первый День - Premièr Jour
Владивосток (Vladivostok) 690090
27 August 2010

2011 Coats of Arms

This issue is also listed under Mythic Cats

RU20110526 ST 8_50 Stamp 8.50 Heraldic Babr
Irkutsk CoA
MI 1718
M
DL2M
  RU20110526 BK 85_00 Booklet 85.00
(10 x 8.50)
Heraldic Babr
Irkutsk CoA
Booklet with 10 x
RU20110526 ST 8_50
MI MH???
 
  RU20110526 BK 170_00 Booklet 170.00
(20 x 8.50)
Heraldic Babr
Irkutsk CoA
Booklet with 20 x
RU20110526 ST 8_50
MI MH???
 

2011 350th Anniversary of Irkutsk

This issue is also listed under Mythic Cats

RU20110624 ST 15_00 Stamp 15.00 Heraldic Babr
Irkutsk CoA
MI 1725
M

2011 Rossija-2011 Thematic Philatelic Exhibition

This issue is also listed under Mythic Cats

RU20111115 PC B Pre-stamped postccard B

Heraldic Babr (in cachet)
Irkutsk CoA
RU20110526 ST 8_50
pictured
Order no. 2011-215/1
Printing date: 07.11.2011
MI P153.215/11

 
2013 City Coats of Arms RU20130618 ST 10_00 Stamp 10.00 Heraldic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Alexandrov CoA
MI 1398
ILM
RU20130618 BK 100_00
Front cover
Pane
Back cover
Booklet 100.00 Heraldic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Alexandrov CoA
Booklet with 10 x
RU20130618 ST 10_00
MI MH???
M
RU20130618 BK 200_00
Front cover
Pane
Back cover
Booklet 200.00 Heraldic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Alexandrov CoA
Booklet with 20 x
RU20130618 ST 10_00
MI MH???
M
RU20130618 FDP 101000 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Alexandrov CoA
"Почта России - Александров – Первый День – Premièr Jour"
MOCKBA (Moscow) 101000
18 June 2013
RU20130618 FDP 601650 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Alexandrov CoA
"Почта России - Александров –Первый День - Premièr Jour"
Александров, Владимирской Области (Alexandrov, Vladimir Oblast) 601650
18 June 2013

2014 70th Anniversary of Kostroma Oblast

This item is also listed under Mythic Cats

RU20140812 PC B 2 Pre-franked postcard B
(10.50 on issue)
Heraldic Griffins (in cachet)
Kostroma Oblast CoA
Card. no. 2014-244/1
Printing date: 04.08.2014
M
2015 Regional Coats of Arms (V) RU20150828 MS 50_00 Miniature sheet 50.00 Heraldic Snow Leopard (on selvedge)
Tatarstan CoA
Single-stamp MS
MI B221
 

2015 155th Anniversary of Vladivostok

This issue is also listed under Wild Cats

RU20150702 PC B 1 Pre-franked postcard B
(14.00 on issue)
Heraldic Tiger (in cachet)
Vladivostok CoA
Cachet motif: Svetlanskaya street
Card no. 2015-167/1
Printing date: 30.06.2015
MI ???
BDC
  RU20150702 PC B 2 Pre-franked postcard B
(14.00 on issue)
Heraldic Tiger (in cachet)
Vladivostok CoA
Cachet motif: Eagle's Nest Hill. View of the Zolotoy Rog Bay
Card no. 2015-168/1
Printing date: 30.06.2015
MI ???
BDC
  RU20150702 PC B 3 Pre-franked postcard B
(14.00 on issue)
Heraldic Tiger (in cachet)
Vladivostok CoA
Cachet motif: Bridge on the Russky Island
Card no. 2015-169/1
Printing date: 30.06.2015
MI ???
BDC
  RU20150702 PSE A Pre-franked envelope A
(19.00 on issue)
Heraldic Tiger (in cachet)
Vladivostok CoA
PSE no. 2015-083
Printing date: 01.07.2015
MI ???
BDC
  RU20150702 PMK 690090 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Tiger (in cachet)
Vladivostok CoA
"Почта России"
Владивосток (Vladivostok) 690090
2 July 2015
BDC

2016 Coats of Arms on Postage Stamps of the Russian Federation

This item is also listed under Wild Cats and Mythic Cats

RU20160330 PP 639_95
Cover
Contents

Presentation pack 636.95
(on 23 issues)
Heraldic Tiger (on stamp)
Heraldic Babr (on two stamps and cover)
Herladic Lion
Crowned Lion Rampant
Vladivostok CoA
Irkutsk CoA
Alexandrov CoA
Presentation pack with
RU20100827 ST 7_70
RU20110526 ST 8_50
RU20110624 ST 15_00
RU20130618 ST 10_00
RU20150828 MS 50_00

and 18 other stamps or miniature sheets
PP no 749
Print run: 1000
 
2016 800th Anniversary of Rzhev RU20160623 ST 24_00 Stamp 24.00 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
MI ???
 
  RU20160623 FDC 24_00 101000 First Day Cover 24.00 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
Official FDC postmarked with
RU20160623 FDP 101000
 
  RU20160623 FDC 24_00 172390 First Day Cover 24.00 Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
Official FDC postmarked with
RU20160623 FDP 172390
 
  RU20160623 FDP 101000 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
"Почта России - Ржев - Первый День - Premièr Jour - 800 Лет"
Ржев, Тверской области (Rzhev, Tver Oblast) 172390
23 June 2016
 
  RU20160623 FDP 172390 First Day Postmark - Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
"Почта России - Ржев - Первый День - Premièr Jour - 800 Лет"
Москва (Moscow) 101000
23 June 2016
 
  RU20160625 PMK 172390 Commemorative postmark - Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
Heraldic Lion
Lion Rampant
Rzhev CoA
"Почта России - 800 Лет"
Ржев, Тверской области (Rzhev, Tver Oblast) 172390
25 June 2016
 

List compiled by Geir Arveng with additional information from Marci Jarvis, Elisabeth Hallsjö, Andrzej Mroczek, Aleksey
Smirnov, D.G.Naryshkin, Elisabeth Hallsjö, Alexey Butorin, and Greg Balagian.
Latest updat
e: 12 July, 2016