The Russian ruble is the official currency of the Russian Federation. The official currency symbol; ₽ – р / коп – к. The ruble has been used in the Russian territories since the 14th century. The current Russian ruble was introduced in December 1991 and used at par with the Soviet ruble, which was replaced entirely in September 1993. In 1991, the State Bank introduced notes in denominations of 200, 500, and 1000 rubles, followed by a Russian Federation named notes of 5000 and 1000 rubles in 1992, 50,000 rubles in 1993, 10,000 and 500,000 rubles in 1995. In 1998, the Government redenominated the Russian and introduced new banknotes of 5 ₽, 10 ₽, 50 ₽, 100 ₽, and 500 ₽, followed by the 1,000 ₽ in 2001, 5,000 ₽ in 2006, 200 ₽ and 2,000 ₽ in 2017.
The 5000 Russian rubles note front design illustrates the monument to Nikolay Nikolayevich Muravyov-Amursky located in the Amur River’s cliffs near Khabarovsk (1809 – 1881); Muravyov-Amursky was a Russian general whose role was of great importance in the expansion of the Russian Empire towards the Amur River basin and the shores of the Sea of Japan. The design is completed with a background view of Muravyov-Amursky, a sketch seal of a shield supported by a tiger and a Russian grizzly bear, and the Bank of Russia logo in the upper-right corner. The reverse of the note presents the Khabarovsk Bridge over the Amur River. The lettering of the note is presented in the Russian language. This note is part of the 1997 – 2010 series, and its color is orange on a multicolor underprint.
Text: 5000, БИЛЕТ БАНКА РОССИИ, БАНЕ РОССИИ, ПОДДЕЛКА, БИЛЕТОВ, БАНКА РОССИИ ПРЕСЛЕДУЕТСЯ, ПО АКОНУ, ПЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ, ХАБА́РОВСК, 1997, 1858.