275th Anniversary of the Saint Petersburg Mint

275th Anniversary of the Saint Petersburg Mint

275th Anniversary of the Saint Petersburg Mint

Catalogue Number: 5119-0001

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Date of issue: 22.11.1999
Denomination: 200 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 3000.00
Diameter, mm: 130,0 (+0,45) (-0,10)
Thickness, mm: 27,5 (0,5)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed b circle of dots and inscriptions, above - the denomination: " " (TWO UNDRED RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "1999 ." (1999) to the right in two lines - the fine metal content, the mint trade mark and the ordinal number sign of the coin ___, along the rim two concentric lines with four decorative elements.

The reverse: the picture of the mint against the background of contours of the Saint Petersburg's panorama, to the left the bust to Peter the Great,under which the inscription: " I " (PETER I THE FOUNDER), lower a placer of old and modern coins, to the right the date in two lines:"275 " (275 YEARS),the badge of the Order "For Services to the Native Land", the mint trade mark "" (St. Petersburg Mint), at the top a flying angel of the Peter and Paul`s Cathedral,the inscription along the rim: " " (THE SAINT PETERSBURG MINT).

The artists: A.V.Baklanov, A.D.Shablykin
The sculptor: A.S.Kunats
St. Petersburg Mint ()
The edge: 390 corrugations

The Saint Petersburg Mint was founded by Peter the Great in 1724 on the territory of the Peter and Paul's Fortress. It is an unique monument of the industrial Russian architecture of the late classicism (the architect Antonio Porto,1798-1806) and one of the biggest mints of the world, which mints on a level with coins, including commemorative and jubilee ones of precious metals, orders and medals, decorations and other articles of non ferrous metals and their alloys as well. The production of the mint is notable for the highest level of the artistic design, unexceptionable quality of minting. It is generally recognized and much in stable demand in Russia and abroad.

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