The State Country-Museum

The State Country-Museum

The State Country-Museum

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5115-0049

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Date of issue: 04.05.2009
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

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: architectural panorama of the Country Estate Ensemble "Arkhаngelskoye": above - the palace with the front staircase and terrace decorated with sculptures and vases, in the centre - a sculptural composition; in the foreground: to the left - the temple (burial-vault "Colonnade"), to the right - the statue of a lying lion; inscriptions along the rim: on top "УСАДЬБА "АРХАНГЕЛЬСКОЕ" (THE COUNTRY ESTATE "ARKHANGELSKOYE"), on bottom - dates: "XVIII-XIX вв." (XVIIIth-XIXth centuries).

The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: E.A. Tolzin.
Mint: Moscow Mint (ММД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.

The Country Estate Ensemble "Arkhangelskoye" was built in the classicism style not far from Moscow. As monument of the Russian art of the XVIIIth - XIXth centuries it is known through the magnificence of various collections of paintings, engravings, sculptures, works of arts and crafts, rare books. Since 1918 it is the State Country-Museum "Arkhangelskoye".

Ваша оценка Государственный музей-усадьба "Архангельское" (XVIII - XIX вв.), Московская обл.