100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0057

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Date of issue: 22.10.2004
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 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: a portrait of S.N. Rerikh, under it the facsimile signature of the artist ջ (SVIYATOSLAV RERIKH) and the dates in two lines 1904 1993, in the background a range of alps.

The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptors: A.I. Molostov.
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Sviyatoslav Nikolayevich Rerikh (b. 23.10.1904 d. 30.01.1993) Russian painter, Honorary Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1978) who lived in India andpainted portraits (N.K.Rerikh, 1934), landscapes, symbolic compositions (A Snake Magician).