The 250th Anniversary of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg

The 250th Anniversary of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg

The 250th Anniversary of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg

Catalogue Number: 5115-0078

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Date of issue: 26.11.2012
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 155.50
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (±0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,60 (±0,50)
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: "ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWENTY FIVE 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 image of the main faсade of the Winter Palace, under it - the fragment of the open-worked railing with the inscription: "250 лет" (250 years) in the middle, above along the rim - the inscription: "ЗИМНИЙ ДВОРЕЦ" (WINTER PALACE).

The artist: E.V. Kramskaya.
The sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations