The Saint Nikolas Monastery (XVIIth - XX th cc.), Staraya Ladoga

The Saint Nikolas Monastery (XVIIth - XX th cc.), Staraya Ladoga

The Saint Nikolas Monastery (XVIIth - XX th cc.), Staraya Ladoga

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5115-0053

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Date of issue: 01.12.2009
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 "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWENTY FIVE 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: The architectural ensemble of the monastery with the mirror reflection against water surface, inscriptions along the rim - above on the matted field: "НИКОЛЬСКИЙ МОНАСТЫРЬ" (THE SAINT NIKOLAS MONASTERY), below: "СТАРАЯ ЛАДОГА" (STARAYA LADOGA).

The artist and sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
Mint: The Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.

The Saint Nikolas Monastery (Staraya Ladoga, Leningrad Region) is known since 1250. Its main architectural objects - the Temple of Saint Nikolas, John the Baptist Church and the Golden Gate are in the final stage of restoration.

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