The 1150th Anniversary of the Origin of the Russian Statehood

The 1150th Anniversary of the Origin of the Russian Statehood

The 1150th Anniversary of the Origin of the Russian Statehood

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Date of issue: 20.03.2012
Denomination: 100 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 1000.00
Diameter, mm: 100,0 (±0,80)
Thickness, mm: 15,0 (±0,60)
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: "СТО РУБЛЕЙ" (ONE HUNDRED 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 foreground - the detachment of armed riders going along a big river, in the background on the benches of the river - stylized images of ancient Russian cities marked with names: "Изборск" (Izborsk), "Новгород" (Novgorod), "Ладога" (Ladoga), "Белоозеро" (Beloоzero), "Ростов" (Rostov), "Муром" (Murom); on the broad stripe formed by the rim and a concentric circle line - the inscription going from the left to the down and to the right: "1150-ЛЕТИЕ ЗАРОЖДЕНИЯ РОССИЙСКОЙ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОСТИ" (1150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORIGIN OF THE RUSSIAN STATEHOOD), on the upper part of the stripe - ornaments of sinuous lines.

The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 360 corrugations.