The Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral, Orel Region, the Town of Bolkhov

The Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral, Orel Region, the Town of Bolkhov



The Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral, Orel Region, the Town of Bolkhov

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5111-0199

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Date of issue: 01.07.2010
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
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: "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2010 г." (2010), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: In the centre - the Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral and inscriptions - over it semicircular: "СПАСО-ПРЕОБРАЖЕНСКИЙ СОБОР" (THE SAVIOUR'S TRANSFIGURATION), under it - "·БОЛХОВ·" (BOLKHOV), in the foreground - stylized image of urban buildings and trees.

The artist: A.A. Brynza.
The sculptor: F.S. Andronov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral, built in 1841 on top of Red Hill in Bolkhov is the striking example of Russian architectural style, which ancestor was architect K.A. Ton. The ensemble of the cathedral contains the fore-tired bell tower with the tall figured steeple built in the 1830th in the late classicism style.

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