Sculptor E.V. Vuchetich - the 100th Birthday (28.12.1908)

Sculptor E.V. Vuchetich - the 100th Birthday (28.12.1908)

Sculptor E.V. Vuchetich - the 100th Birthday (28.12.1908)

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0092

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Date of issue: 01.12.2008
Denomination: 2 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 33,0 (± 0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,40 (±0,20)
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 "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 "2008", to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: the image of E.V. Vuchetich leaning his elbow on a block of stone, on it - the facsimile signature of the sculptor, to the right in the background - the image of the allegoric sculpture "Let beat swords into ploughshares", located in New York at the UN headquarter, below - dates in two lines: "1908" and "1974".

The artists: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia, A.M. Bogdanova, E.V. Kramskaya.
The sculptors: A.V. Baklanov, A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

E.V. Vuchetich - sculptor, National Artist of the USSR, author of monumental memorial ensembles on Mamayev Hill in Volgograd, in Treptow-Park in Berlin, sculptural portraits of commanders and politicians.

Ваша оценка Скульптор Е.С. Вучетич - 100 лет со дня рождения (28.12.1908 г.)