Catalogue

The Temple of Virgins Icon

The Temple of Virgins Icon

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5111-0297

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Date of issue: 31.07.2015
Denomination: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 31,1
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 " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim on top: " " (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre the year of issue "2015 ." (2015), to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: on the mirror field of the disc the relief image of a five-domed cathedral, under it the inscription in two lines: " " (KURGAN REGION), to the left a fragment of the monastery wall, inscriptions along the rim divided by trees, above: " " " (THE TEMPLE OF VIRGINS ICON "JOY TO ALL THE LAMENTING"), below: "- " (DALMAT SAINT ASSUMPTION MONASTERY).

The artists: A.A. Brynza.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint ().
The edge: 300 corrugations.

 

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