Creative Works of Michelangelo Bounarroti

Creative Works of Michelangelo Bounarroti

Creative Works of Michelangelo Bounarroti

Series: Treasury of World Culture

Catalogue Number: 5115-0110

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Date of issue: 31.07.2015
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 155,5
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,60 (0,50)
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 by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim on top: " " (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), below: to the left indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre the year of issue "2015 ." (2015), to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the foreground the sculpture "Pieta" in the Saint Peter Cathedral in Rome, behind it to the right the building of the Saint Peter Cathedral, to the left in an oval the fragment of portrait of Michelangelo by D. da Volterra, in the background colored fragments of frescos of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican "The Delphic Sybil" and "Prophet Jeremiah", along the rim above and to the right the inscription: " " (CREATIVE WORKS OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI).

The artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint ().
The edge: 252 corrugations.