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: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 31.10
Diameter, mm: 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm: 3,30 (±0,35)
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: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE 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: in the centre of the coin disc on the mirror field - the trumpeter of the Akhtyr Regiment on the horse back, behind him - the army column of march with weapon and standards, in the background - a settlement, fields with stacks and groups of trees. 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: 300 corrugations.