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The 250th Anniversary of the Foundation of the State Hermitage
250-летие основания Государственного Эрмитажа
Presented by
Saint Petersburg Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Nominal value
3 rubles
33,94 g
39,00 mm
Silver 925°
5000 pcs.
Production quality
The artist – A.D. Schablykin, sculptor – A.N. Bessonov
Saint Petersburg Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
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, above – the denomination: “ТРИ РУБЛЯ” (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue “2014 г.” (2014), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark. The reverse: on the mirror field of the disc – the building of the Small Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, to the right – the ancient Roman sculpture of Jupiter from the museum’s collection, above – the monogram of Catherine II and the inscription in two lines: “ЭРМИТАЖ 250” (HERMITAGE 250), upon the periphery of the disc – a vegetable ornament.
A brief annotation
New issue
№ 4(65) 2023
№ 4(65) 2023
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