Coin 200 years since the birth of Alexander Pushkin
|Artist||A. V. Baklanov|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||August 2, 1999|
|Weight||3.25 г .|
|Diameter||20.5 мм .|
|Thickness||1.5 мм .|
|Metal||Nickel silver (Copper (40-82%), nickel (5-15%) and zinc (13-45%))|
|Edge||Ribbed (110 corrugations)|
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.
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.
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.