Coin 200 years since the birth of Alexander Pushkin

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 640 55.4/77 5009-0012

Authors

Artist A. V. Baklanov

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date July 8, 1999
Weight 3.25 г .
Diameter 20.5 мм .
Thickness 1.5 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Prominent figures
Denomination 1
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel silver (Copper (40-82%), nickel (5-15%) and zinc (13-45%))
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (110 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

June 6, 1799 in Moscow, Russia was born the greatest poet Alexander Pushkin. His work is multi-genre. The main motives were the themes: the meaning of life, love, loyalty, friendship, nature. His poetry is bright, light and cheerful, the words are accurate and available.

Pushkin - the first Russian writer of world importance. He gave us a huge range of experiences, which to this day fills the spiritual world, the reading of his works, which are translated into almost all languages of the world.

Obverse description

In the center - the emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I. Bilibin), above it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" beneath face value - "ОДИН РУБЛЬ", underlined by a horizontal line, divided in the middle of a point at the bottom - "1999." to the right - the mint trademark.

Reverse description

The profile self-portrait of Pushkin, under it - the four-line signature facsimile "Alexander Pushkin" and the date "1799", "1837". The portrait was made in about 1827 - 1830 years.

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 1999 5,000,000 - Unknown
SPMD, 1999 5,000,000 - Unknown