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The 225th Anniversary of the Bolshoi Theater

The 225th Anniversary of the Bolshoi Theater

The 225th Anniversary of the Bolshoi Theater

Catalogue Number: 5216-0031

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Date of issue: 28.03.2001
Denomination: 50 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 999/1000
Total weight, G: 7.78
Diameter, mm: 22,60 (-0,15)
Thickness, mm: 1,50 (+0,15)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the center the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ɻ (FIFTY RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue 2001, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: a scene of the duel from the 2nd Act of the Chaikovskys opera Evgeny Onegin, over it the building of the Bolshoi Theater and the date 225, the inscriptions along the rim: at the top л (BOLSHOI THEATER), at the bottom ͻ (EVGENY ONEGIN).

The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptor: S.A. Kornilov.
St. Petersburg Mint ().
The edge: 134 corrugations.

The lyrical opera Evgeny Onegin by P.I. Chaikovsky, created in 1879, has been playing up to our days in the most significant world opera theaters.