Bicentenary of Russia's Victory in the Patriotic War of 1812

Bicentenary of Russia's Victory in the Patriotic War of 1812

Bicentenary of Russia's Victory in the Patriotic War of 1812

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Date of issue: 03.09.2012
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 155.50
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (±0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,60 (±0,50)
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, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2012 г." (2012), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: on the mirror field of the coin disc - a group of four soldiers with weapons, wearing uniforms of diverse arms of the service which acted in the Patriotic War of 1812, to the right at the rim - the figure of an horse, in the background to the left - a settlement, to the right - smokes of charred ruins. Below - a shako over crossed weapon, standards and army accouterments, under them - inscription along the rim: "ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1812 ГОДА" (THE PATRIOTIC WAR OF 1812).

The artist: S.V. Sutyagin.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.