Theophanes the Greek

Theophanes the Greek

Theophanes the Greek

Series: Theophanes the Greek

Catalogue Number: 5117-0025

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Date of issue: 01.07.2004
Denomination: 100 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 900/1000
Total weight, G: 1000.00
Diameter, mm: 100,0 (0,80)
Thickness, mm: 15,0 (0,60)
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 " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top " " (ONE HUNDRED RUBLES), at the bottom the year of issue "2004", 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: the pictures of icons: in the centre "Our Saviour", to the left "The Virgin", to the right "The St. John the Baptist", above the icons the stylized image of the Annunciation Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, to the left and to the right from the icons scenes of the ancient Russian being. The inscription at the bottom: " " (THE OPHANES THE GREEK).

The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptor: A.S. Kunats.
St. Peterburg Mint ().
The edge: 360 corrugations.

The icons of the Deesis (fourth) tier of the iconostasis has been painted by Theophanes the Greek in the 90th of the XIVth century for the Annunciation Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.