100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

100th Anniversary of the Birth of S.N. Rerikh

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0057

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Date of issue: 22.10.2004
Denomination: 2 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 33,00 (±0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,40 (±0,20)
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, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – «ДВА РУБЛЯ «(TWO RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2004», 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: a portrait of S.N. Rerikh, under it – the facsimile signature of the artist «СВЯТОСЛАВ РЕРИХ» (SVIYATOSLAV RERIKH) and the dates in two lines «1904» «1993», in the background – a range of alps.

The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptors: A.I. Molostov.
Moscow Mint (МMД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Sviyatoslav Nikolayevich Rerikh (b. 23.10.1904– d. 30.01.1993) – Russian painter, Honorary Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1978) who lived in India andpainted portraits (N.K.Rerikh, 1934), landscapes, symbolic compositions (A Snake Magician).

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