100th Anniversary of the Birth of M.A. Sholokhov.

100th Anniversary of the Birth of M.A. Sholokhov.

100th Anniversary of the Birth of M.A. Sholokhov.

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0062

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Date of issue: 03.05.2005
Denomination: 2 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15,55
Diameter, mm: 33,00 (0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,40 (0,20)
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 ߻ (TWO 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: a portrait of M.A. Sholokhov, lower the facsimile signature and the dates in two lines 1905 1984, at the top to the left in a miniature a horseman and a woman by a hurdle carrying pails on a yoke.

The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova, Baklanov.
St. Petersburg mint ().
The edge: 195 corrugations

Michael Alexandrovich Sholokhov (1905-1984) Russian writer, Nobel Prize-holder who has written the novels And Quiet Flows The Don, Virgin Soil Upturned, Fighting for the Motherland, the stories The Fate of a Man, Tales From The Don and other works.