The Year of Italian Culture in Russia and Russian Culture in Italy

The Year of Italian Culture in Russia and Russian Culture in Italy



The Year of Italian Culture in Russia and Russian Culture in Italy

Catalogue Number: 5110-0108

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Date of issue: 16.06.2011
Denomination: 2 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 20.35
Diameter, mm: 34,00 (+ 0,03)(-0,10)
Thickness, mm: 2,75 (± 0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof
Description

The obverse: in the centre - the relief picture of a knight in the cloak sitting on the horseback slaying a dragon toppled over and trampled by the horse, under it, in two lines - the inscription: "2 РУБЛЯ" (2 RUBLES) and the date: "2011г." (2011), below to the left, at the edge - the indications of the metal, its fineness and the semicircular inscription: "ГОД РОССИЙСКОЙ КУЛЬТУРЫ И РУССКОГО ЯЗЫКА В ИТАЛИИ" (THE YEAR OF RUSSIAN CULTURE AND LANGUAGE IN ITALY), to the right, after the inscription - indication of the fine metal content and the mint trade mark, on bottom - the inscription along the rim: "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse: the relief image of a Christian temple, over it - the inscription along the rim in Old Russian style: "ХРАМ ПОДВОРЬЕ СВЯТИТЕЛЯ ЧУДОТВОРЦА НИКОЛАЯ" (THE CHURCH IN TOWN OF NIKOLAS THE SANCTIFIER AND THE MIRACLE MAN), under the church - the horizontal inscription: "БАРИ" (BARI), below and to the right, along the rim of the coin - a tree branch as the decorative element.

The artists: A.V. Baklanov National Artist of Russia.
The sculptors: A.N. Bessonov (obverse), L.A. Evdokimova (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 160 corrugations.

 

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