140th Anniversary of the Birth of K.L.Khetagurov

140th Anniversary of the Birth of K.L.Khetagurov

140th Anniversary of the Birth of K.L.Khetagurov

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0031

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Date of issue: 06.10.1999
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 center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin, lower — the semicircular inscription — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «ДВА РУБЛЯ» (TWO RUBLES), at the bottom — «1999», 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: the portrait of K.L.Khetagurov against the background of Caucasian mountain tops, in the background to the left — contours of a mountain settlement, lower — the dates in two lines «1859-1906», to the right at the top — the inscription in two lines: «КОСТА ХЕТАГУРОВ» (KOSTA KHETAGUROV).

The artist: A.A.Kolodkin
The sculptor: E.A.Tolzin
Moscow Mint (MМД)
The edge: 195 corrugations

Konstantin (Kosta) Levanovich Khetagurov (b.October, 3 [October 15, New Style], 1859, d.March, 19 [April 1], 1906) — founder of the Ossetic literature, enlightener, painter. He wrote his works in Russian and Ossetic languages.