Saint Isaac Cathedral by August Montferrand

Saint Isaac Cathedral by August Montferrand



Saint Isaac Cathedral by August Montferrand

Series: Architectural Masterpieces of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5115-0099

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Date of issue: 05.09.2014
Denomination: 25 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 155.50
Diameter, mm: 60,00 (0,50)
Thickness, mm: 6,60 (0,50)
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 " " (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 "2014 ." (2014), to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: on the vertical matted stripe in the left part of the disc the portrait of August Montferrand with the inscription under it: " " (AUGUST MONTFERRAND) and the colored picture of the capital of the Ionic order, to the right on the mirror field of the coin, against a background of contour outlines of citys blocks the relief image of the Saint Isaac Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.

The artist: E.V. Kramskaya.
The sculptors: F.S. Andronov, A.A. Dolgopolova.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint ().
The edge: 252 corrugations.

 

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