A.V.Suvorov

A.V.Suvorov



A.V.Suvorov

Series: Outstanding Russian Military Commanders

Catalogue Number: 5115-0021

Sell price:35 000 rub. Buy price: Call us!
Date of issue: 18.05.2000
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 155.50
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,80 (0,50)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the center - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin, lower - the semicircular inscription - " " (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - " " (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), at the bottom - the date "2000", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the alloy standard, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark

The reverse: to the left - A.V.Suvorov standing near hostilities maps, to the right: at the bottom - a group of soldiers with a standard-bearer during a fight, at the top - the scene of a fortress during an assault, in the background - outlines of sailing-ships, at the bottom in the central - cannons, sables, standards, at the top- the inscription along the rim: ".. " (A.V.SUVOROV).

The artist: A.A.Kolodkin, A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: A.S.Kunats
St.Petersburg Mint ()
The edge: 252 corrugations

During the Russo-Turkish wars 1768-1774 and 1787-1791 the Russian army headed by A.V.Suvorov won victories near Kozludji (1774), Kinburn (1787), Fosani (1789), Rmnic (1789) and took the stronghold of Izmail by storm (1790).

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