Architect A.N. Voronikhin, the 250th anniversary of the Birthday

Architect A.N. Voronikhin, the 250th anniversary of the Birthday

Architect A.N. Voronikhin, the 250th anniversary of the Birthday

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0095

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Date of issue: 01.09.2009
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, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ДВА РУБЛЯ" (TWO RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: To the left - the portrait of A.N. Voronikhin, to the right - the fragment of the Kazan Cathedral, lower -crowns of trees, a cast-iron fence, on it - dates: "1759-1814", above along the rim - inscription in two lines "ВОРОНИХИН А.Н." "VORONIKHIN A.N."

The artists and sculptors: Yu.S. Gogol.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Andrey Nikiforovich Voronikhin (1759-1814) - architect, the representative of high classicism style. The erected in 1801-1811 on his projects the Kazan Cathedral in Nevsky Prospect in Petersburg and the building of Mining Collage (since 1866 - the Mining Institute) are marked by monumental and solemn features. Hi participated in creation of architectural ensembles of Pavlovsk and Peterhof, Gatchina and Strelnya. His projects are characterized by harmony of interior with architecture.

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