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Russian Sportsmen – Champions and Prize-Holders of the XXX Olympiad of 2012 in London
Российские спортсмены – чемпионы и призеры Игр ХХХ Олимпиады 2012 в Лондоне
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Moscow Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Nominal value
50 rubles
337,30 g
75,00 mm
Silver 925°
500 pcs.
Production quality
Artists: A. Schablykin (obverse), A. Brynza (reverse), sculptor: E. Tolzin
Moscow Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse: in the centre of the mirror field of the disc, in a circle formed by the solid concentric line – 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: “ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ” (FIFTY 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, on the field around the emblem – names of 37 Russian sportsmen – silver prize holders of the London Olympiad disposed in a spiral line. The reverse: in the centre of the matted ornamented field of the disc – the inscription in five lines: “РОССИЙСКИЕ СПОРТСМЕНЫ – СЕРЕБРЯНЫЕ ПРИЗЕРЫ ЛОНДОН-2012” (RUSSIAN SPORTSMEN – SILVER PRIZE HOLDERS LONDON-2012), over it – the emblem of the Russian Olympic Committee, to the left of the inscription – a laurel branch, above and to the right – relief figures of competitive athletes from antic pictures, below on a mirror segment of the disc – the QR-code.
A brief annotation
The Summer Olympics 2012 (the official name of the Games is the XXX Olympiad) - thirties Summer Olympic Games took place in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. London became the first city to host the Games for the third time, before they took place there in 1908 and 1948. The competition consisted of 26 sports and 39 sports disciplines. In the team competition Russia won 24 gold, 26 silver and 32 bronze medals, taking the 4th place in the overall medal table behind the United States, China and the UK.
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