The 100th Anniversary of the Birthday of M.M. Gerasimov

The 100th Anniversary of the Birthday of M.M. Gerasimov

The 100th Anniversary of the Birthday of M.M. Gerasimov

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0081

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Date of issue: 03.09.2007
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: in the centre the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: ߻ (TWO RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue 2007 . (2007), to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the centre the image of M.M. Gerasimov at work on the mans sculptural portrait, before him a sketch and a sliding callipers, to the right on the matted surface: above - dates in two lines 1907 and 1970, lower - the inscription along the rim: .. » (M.M. GERASIMOV); to the left in the background four sculptural portraits.

The artist: S.A. Kozlov
The sculptor: V.V. Malokostov.
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov (1907-1970) the anthropologist-sculptor and archaeologist, is known by works in the field of reconstruction of the mans portrat by form of his skull. By his method he created more than 200 portraits of historical persons including Yaroslav the Wise, Timur, Ivan the Terrible, Friedrich Schiller and others.