200th Anniversary of the Birth of P.K. Klodt

200th Anniversary of the Birth of P.K. Klodt

200th Anniversary of the Birth of P.K. Klodt

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0064

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Date of issue: 01.06.2005
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: 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 P.K. Klodt, lower the dates in two lines 1805 1867, to the left on a plinth a naked athlete controlling a reared horse by means of the bridle. The inscription at the top along the rim ..һ (P.K. KLODT)

The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptor: A.V Baklanov.
ST. Petersburg Mint ().
The Edge: 195 Corrugations.

Peter Karlovich Klodt (1805 1867) animal sculptor and casting craftsman who created monumental sculptures Taming a horse, obelisks to I.A. Krylov, Prince Vladimir, horse statue of Emperor Nikollai I, works of small plastic and numerous models for Kaslin castings.