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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 Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ߻ (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: » (KOSTA KHETAGUROV).

The artist: A.A.Kolodkin
The sculptor: E.A.Tolzin
Moscow Mint (M)
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.