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150th Anniversary of the Birth of S.V.Kovalevskaya

150th Anniversary of the Birth of S.V.Kovalevskaya

150th Anniversary of the Birth of S.V.Kovalevskaya

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0034

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Date of issue: 17.01.2000
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: 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 - "2000", 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: to the left -the portrait of S.V.Kovalevskaya in an oval, to the right - architectural monuments of St. Petersburg and Stockholm, lower - the inscription in two lines: "СOФЬЯ КОВАЛЕВСКАЯ" (SOFIA KOVALEVSKAYA) and the dates "1850" "1891" divided by a horizontal line, at the bottom - a rose, a triangle, a sheet of paper, dividers, an opened book, the planet Saturn.

The artist : A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: I.S.Komshilov
Moscow Mint (MМД)
The edge: 195 corrugations

Sofia Vassilievna Kovalevskaya (b. January 15, 1850 - d. February 10, 1891) - the first Russian woman as corresponding Member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1889), a publicist writer. She created works on mathematical analysis, astronomy, mechanic. The works of S.V.Kovalevskaya were awarded with prizes of Paris Academy of Sciences (1888) and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences .