Vitebsky Railway Station (the early XXth century), Saint Petersburg

Vitebsky Railway Station (the early XXth century), Saint Petersburg

Vitebsky Railway Station (the early XXth century), Saint Petersburg

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5111-0179

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Date of issue: 11.01.2009
Denomination: 3 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 31.10
Diameter, mm: 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm: 3,10 (±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 "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the centre - the facade of the central building of Vitebsky Railway Station, to the left - the clock tower, above - the image of a clock with ornamental elements of modern style, below - inscriptions in three lines: "ВИТЕБСКИЙ ВОКЗАЛ" (VITEBSKY RAILWAY STATION), "САНКТ-ПЕТЕРБУРГ" (SAINT PETERSBURG) and "НАЧ. XX в." (THE EARLY XXTH CENTURY).

The artist: E.V. Kramskaja.
The sculptor: Yu.S. Gogol.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The Vitebsky Railway Station in Saint Petersburg was built of wood in 1832 for the first railway line which connected Saint Petersburg with Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk. The now days edifice of Vitebsky Railway Station was erected in 1904 in the modern style by project of architects S.A. Brzhovsky and S.I. Minash.

Ваша оценка Витебский вокзал (начало XX в.), г. Санкт-Петербург
98100