The XXVIIIth Summer Olympic Games, Athens

The XXVIIIth Summer Olympic Games, Athens

The XXVIIIth Summer Olympic Games, Athens

Series: Sports

Catalogue Number: 5216-0050

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Date of issue: 06.04.2004
Denomination: 50 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 900/1000
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 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 yearof issue 2004, 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: at the top to the left the Parthenos, lower the inscription in two lines: 2004 (ATHENS 2004) with a Greek ornament above and under it, at the bottom the Olympic torch, to the right a stylized image of ancient Greek runners. The inscription at the top along the rim: XXVIII ۻ (THE XXVIIIth SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES).

The artist: V.M. Erokhin.
The sculptors: E.A. Tolzin.
Moscow Mint ().
The edge: 200 corrugations.