The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol

The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol

The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol

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Date of issue: 02.03.2009
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 "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: on top along the rim - facsimile inscription "Н. ГОГОЛЬ" (N. GOGOL), under it -the counter portrait of the writer, in the central part of the disc to the left - huts, trees and wattle-fences of a khutor under the celestial sky with the half-moon; lower - a milestone and a carriage harnessed with troika running in clouds of power, to the right - the architectural panorama of Saint Petersburg with two male figures in the foreground - one of them, in civil clothes, on the bridge, and another one, in military uniform - on the quay; in the lower part of the disc in the oval - a man at the desk with goose-quill in the hand, behind him - a man in the chair in the pose of the narrator and a figure of bowing man, before them - four men in official clothes, in the upper part of the oval - dates: "1809-1852.

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

In design of the reverse - characters of immortal works of N.V. Gogol "Evenings on a Farm Near Dekanka", "Dead Souls" , "The Inspector-General", "The Overcoat", "The Nose".