200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.A. Ivanov

200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.A. Ivanov

200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.A. Ivanov

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0075

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Date of issue: 03.07.2006
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 Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ߻ (TWO RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue 2006, 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 the artist, under it the facsimile signature » (ALEXANDER IVANOV) and a palette with paint brushes, the dates in two lines on the matted field 1806 1858, to the right the painting The Appearance of Christ to the People.

The artist: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia.
The sculptors: F. S. Andronov, A.V. Baklanov.
St. Petersburg mint ().
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806-1885) Russian artist whose most known monumental canvas is The Appearance of Christ to the People, and Biblical Sketches as well. The paintings of the artist are kept in the Moscow Tretyakov Gallery and in the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

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