The Savings-Affairs in Russia.

The Savings-Affairs in Russia.

The Savings-Affairs in Russia.

Catalogue Number: 5111-0154

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Date of issue: 03.11.2006
Denomination: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 31.10
Diameter, mm: 39,00 (0,30)
Thickness, mm: 3,30 (0,35)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: in the centre the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top ߻ (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue 2006, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the centre a portrait of the first depositor of the St. Petersburg Savings Bank, to the left from it the coat of arms of the Educative House, in the background the building of the Tutorial Council. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top Ȼ (THE SAVINGSAFFAIRS IN RUSSIA), at the bottom in two lines .. - ۻ (N.A.KRISTOFARY THE FIRST DEPOSITOR OF THE ST. PETERSBURG SAVINGS-BANK).

The artist: G.D. Sevrygin.
The sculptor: V.V. Malokostov.
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The Decree of the Emperor Nicholas I of October 30, 1841 marked the beginning of founding the first savings-banks in Russia which had been set up at educative houses for orphans and bastard children. The first Governmental Savings-Bank was opened on March 1, 1842 in the building of Tutorial Council at the Safe Treasure of Saint Petersburg. The savings-book number 1 had been delivered to N.A. Kristofary who tendered the deposit of ten Rubles.