200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.S.Pushkin

200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.S.Pushkin

200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.S.Pushkin

Series: 200th Anniversary of the Birth of A.S.Pushkin

Catalogue Number: 5111-0069

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Date of issue: 18.03.1999
Denomination: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 31.10
Diameter, mm: 39,00 (0,30)
Thickness, mm: 3,30 (0,35)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: in the center the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin, lower the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ߻ (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom 1999, 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: the portrait of A.S.Pushkin holding a goose quill in his hand. To the left on the writing desk before him a manuscript, a light and a woman's portrait.In the background to the right at the top a personage of the tragedy Mozart and Salieri, to the left a sheet of the notation in music and a violin, lower personages of the tragedy The Stone Guest, to left a sword; the inscription in the middle: ͻ (ALEXANDR PUSHKIN) and the dates 1799 1837; at the bottom a personage of the narrative The Queen of Spades, to the right a playing card.

The artist: A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: I.S.Komshilov
Moscow Mint ()
The edge: 300 corrugations

In 1830 Pushkin went away to the Boldino estate, in the Nizhny Novgorod province, where he wrote about 50 works during three months.

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