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Coin "The Centenary of Benjamin Margaryan’s Birth"

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100-летие со дня рождения Бениамина Маркаряна

Name The Centenary of Benjamin Margaryan’s Birth
Presented by Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia
Nominal value 1000 dram
Metal Silver 925°
Weight 33,6 g
Diameter 40,00 mm
Thickness 3,20 mm
Mintage 500 pcs.
Production quality Proof
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: stylized images of the universe and galaxies with the nominal value and the year of issue at the bottom; along the rim – inscription «THE CENTRAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA» in Armenian. Reverse: on the left – the portrait of Margaryan, on the right – images and names of the galaxies which form a part of the Virgo Cluster (the common motion of these galaxies was discovered by Margaryan and named in his honor «The Margaryan’s Chain»). Along the upper and lower rims – inscription «BENJAMIN MARGARYAN» in Armenian and English, and the dates of birth and death of the scientist.
A brief annotation Benjamin Margaryan is a world renowned astrophysicist, an academician of the ASSR Academy of Sciences, a member of the Astronomical Council of the USSR Academy of Sciences, the president of the «Galaxies» Commission at the International Astronomical Society, the Head of the Galaxy Research Department in the Byurakan Observatory (Armenia). Margaryan’s works mainly refer to the stellar and off-galaxy astronomy. He classified diffused star clusters, studied specifics of their distribution and marked out location of the spiral arms of the galaxy. He developed the theory of fluctuations being observed in stellar distribution, designed a special method for the sky spectral survey, discovered galaxies with excessive amounts of ultraviolet emissions («Margaryan Galaxies»). Margaryan is an author of more than hundred scientific studies, and the owner of numerous state awards.
Designer Vardan Vardanyan
Producer Royal Dutch Mint

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Сергей
Нестандартное решение для монеты в честь известного человека. Хорошо.
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Александр Воропаев
При работе над этой монетой Вардан Варданян отдохнул и сотворил эксклюзив тиражом в 500 шт.
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Николай Чудин
Так и не понял что это за точки на монете
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Дмитрий Максимов
Интересно узнавать о выдающихся ученых и их открытиях. Монета выполнена занимательно.
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Владимир Борисов
красивая армянская, логичная и смотрится вполне естественно
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