I.F. Stravinsky

I.F. Stravinsky

I.F. Stravinsky

Series: Russia's Contribution to World Culture

Catalogue Number: 5318-0004

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Date of issue: 13.12.1993
Denomination: 150 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: platinum, 999/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 28,6 (-0,25)
Thickness, mm: 1,50 (0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the center the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top "150 1993 ." (150 RUBLES 1993), at the bottom " " (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse: the picture of I.F. Stravinsky with a scene from his ballet "Petrouchka" in the background, to the left - a lyre and laurel branch. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top " " (RUSSIA AND WORLD CULTURE), at the bottom - ".." (I. F. STRAVINSKY).

The artist and the sculptor: A.V. Baklanov
Leningrad Mint ()
The edge: 240 corrugations

Igor Feodorovich Stravinsky (1882-1971) is a brilliant composer of ballet, opera and symphony music and an outstanding conductor. His works have luxurious orchestral colouring. Starting from in his first ballets ("The Firebird", "Petrouchka" and "The Rite of Spring") he ingeniously used Russian folk tunes and music associated with the lifestyle and religious rites of ancient Russia.

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