Tercentenary of the Beginning the Governmental Arms Production in the Town of Tula

Tercentenary of the Beginning the Governmental Arms Production in the Town of Tula

Tercentenary of the Beginning the Governmental Arms Production in the Town of Tula

Catalogue Number: 5111-0241

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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: on the mirror surface of the coin disc to the left - the relief image of the monument to Peter the Great in Tula in the appearance of a blacksmith, to the right of it - the relief depiction of a flint-pistol in the style of the XVIII century, in the right part of the disc - a fragment of relief ornamental design, typical for Tula's method of finishing the exclusive sort of arms, in the background - the contour picture of the cupola of the building of the Tula State Arms Museum; along the rim - the circular inscription: "300-ЛЕТИЕ НАЧАЛА ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОГО ОРУЖЕЙНОГО ПРОИЗВОДСТВА В ТУЛЕ" (TERCENTENARY OF THE BEGINNING THE GOVERNMENTAL ARMS PRODUCTION IN TULA).

The artist: A.A. Brynza.
The sculptor: E.A. Tolzyn.
Mint: Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.