Bicentenary of the Birthday of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

Bicentenary of the Birthday of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

Bicentenary of the Birthday of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

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Date of issue: 05.09.2014
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 "2014 г." (2014), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the right part of the disc – the portrait of Mikhail Lermontov according to the painting by P.E. Zabolotsky, in the background – scenes described in Lermontov’s verse "Borodino": to the left – two talking soldiers, at a distance – the scene of a battle; above at the rim – the facsimile signature of the writer and dates: "1814" and "1841".

The artists: A.D. Schablykin.
Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.