The Millennium of Founding the City of Kazan

The Millennium of Founding the City of Kazan

The Millennium of Founding the City of Kazan

Series: The Millennium of Founding the City of Kazan

Catalogue Number: 5216-0057

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Date of issue: 01.06.2005
Denomination: 50 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 999/1000
Total weight, G: 7.78
Diameter, mm: 22,60 (-0,15)
Thickness, mm: 1,30 (0,15)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the centre 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 2005, 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: in the cartouche, against the background of the Kazancity outlines the main building of the Universitywith the inscription at the bottom . 1804 . (FOUNDED IN 1804). The inscription along the rimon the matted field of a national ornament: һ (THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF KAZAN).

The Artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The Sculptor: A.A. Dolgopolova.
ST. Petersburg Mint ().
The Edge: 134 Corrugations.

The State University of Kazan is one of the oldest Russian universities. Great Russian scientists such as N.I. Lobachevsky, N.G. Chebotaryov, N.N. Zinin, A.M.Butlerov, V.M.Bekhterev, P.F.Lesgaft and the other sworked here.