Coin "Vasily Perov"

Василий Перов

Name Vasily Perov
Presented by Russian Souvenir, Russia, International Coin House
Nominal value 1 dollar (Niue Island)
Metal Silver 925°
Mintage 5000
Production quality Proof, Pad printing
Description of obverse and reverse In the centre of the obverse there is a color reproduction of Perov’s painting "Hunters at Rest". On the left side there is a face value "1 DOLLAR”, as well as portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain with the inscription «ELIZABETH II». On the right side there is the year of issue "2011" and the inscription “NIUE ISLAND”. The reverse contains a color reproduction of the painting "Fisherman". On the left in an oval frame there is a self-portrait of the painter, above which there are years of his life "1833-1882", underneath there is a corresponding signature: “VASILY PEROV” and metal and its fineness “Ag 925".
A brief annotation The coin is dedicated to the great Russian artist Vasily Perov. Vasily Grigorievich Perov (1833-1882) is a Russian painter, one of the organizers of the society “Association of the Itinerants”. The author of genre paintings ("Rustic procession on Easter", 1861) imbued with sympathy for the people (“Farewell to the deceased”, 1865, "Trojka”, 1866), psychological portraits (“Ostrovsky”, 1871, “Dostoevsky”, 1872).
Designer Michail Shmakov
Producer B.H. Mayer’s Kunstpraegeanstalt (Germany)

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