Coin 190 years since the birth of Paul Stepanovich Nakhimov

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 306 55.4/66 5009-0002

Authors

Artist, Sculptor A. V. Baklanov

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date September 3, 1992
Weight 12.8 г .
Diameter 31 мм .
Thickness 2.3 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Denomination 1
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Copper-nickel-plated copper
Orientation Medal
Edge Inscription (two inscriptions "ОДИН РУБЛЬ", separated by two points)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Courage, courage and resourcefulness deserve sincere respect - that's why at the funeral of Paul Stepanovich Nakhimov enemy officers ordered the cessation of the artillery fire, took off his cap and ordered the lower a little flags on the ships. Admiral was born in 1802 in the village of town, located in the province of Smolensk. Already in 11 years, the future admiral tried to enter the Naval Cadet Corps, but the shortage of training places pushed early career Nakhimov 2 years. Nakhimov managed to become a cadet in only 13 years.

Pavel Stepanovich was awarded more than 10 times. His first award - the Order of St. Vladimir 4-th degree, he was already a legend in 1825. The future of the Russian fleet awarded for the conquest of the frigate "Cruiser" - swimming successfully completed, and the first awarded the Order of Nakhimov. The latest award was the admiral in 1855 - it was the Order of the White Eagle. "Benefactor of the Father," as they called Nakhimov sailors, awarded for the defense of Sevastopol. In fact, the city owes much to the notorious admiral. In the name of the great Russian naval commander named court civil and military, among them missile cruiser, called "Admiral Nakhimov".

Obverse description

In the center - the relief image of the domes of the Cathedral of the Intercession on the Moat on Red Square and Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin, on the top left - the two-headed eagle with wings down, under the cathedral on the right - the mint trademark, bottom center in three lines - the denomination: "1 РУБЛЬ" and the year of issue "1992 "; along the rim on - line, on the left: "БАНК", right: "РОССИИ".

Reverse description

In the center - the relief profile portrait of Admiral PS Nakhimov military uniform, under it - the semicircular inscription: "НАХИМОВ П.С." at the top right - sailing boat, underneath in two lines - the date "1802" and "1855".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1992 600,000 400,000 Unknown