Outstanding Russian Military Leaders and Sea Captains (P.S.Nakhimov)

Outstanding Russian Military Leaders and Sea Captains (P.S.Nakhimov)

Outstanding Russian Military Leaders and Sea Captains (P.S.Nakhimov)

Catalogue Number: 5216-0035

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Date of issue: 03.07.2002
Denomination: 50 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 7,78
Diameter, mm: 22,60 (-0,15)
Thickness, mm: 1,50 (±0,15)
Mintage, pcs: 1500
Proof: proof
Description

The obverse: in the centre - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower -the semicircular inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIFTY RUBLES), at the bottom - the year of issue "2002", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in an oval - a half-length portrait of P.S. Nakhimov dressed in ceremonial uniform, under him -banners, an anchor. The inscription at the top along the rim: "АДМИРАЛ П.С. НАХИМОВ" (ADMIRAL P.S. NAKHIMOV), at the bottom - the dates "1802" "1855".

The artist: V.M. Erokhin
The sculptor: A.A Dolgopolova.
St. Petersburg Мint (СПМД).
The edge: 200 corrugations.

Pavel Stepanovich Nakhimov (1802-1855) - Russian sea captain, Admiral who commanded the Russian squadron during the Crimea War and destroyed the Turkish fleet in the course of the Synop Sea Battle in 1853. In 1854 - 1855 he was one of the heads of heroic defence of Sevastopol. He was then mortally wounded on the Malakhov Burial-Mound.

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