Outstanding Russian Military Leaders and Sea Captains (P.S.Nakhimov)

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the centre - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower - the semicircular inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom -the year of issue "2002", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right -the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in the centre - Admiral Nakhimov on the seashore, to the left - the monument to scuttled ships in the city of Sevastopol, to the right - a cannon, in the background - sailing ships. The inscription at the top along the rim: "П.С. НАХИМОВ" (P.S.NAKHIMOV).

Authors

The artist: V.M. Erokhin.
The sculptor: I.S. Komshilov.
St. Petersburg Мint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

During the defence of Sevastopol in 1854-1855, Russian ships were scuttled to bar the entry of the hostile fleet to the bay. The troops under the command of Admiral P.S. Nakhimov heroically defended Sevastopol in the course of 349 days.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000
Total weight, G 34,88 (±0,32)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
31,10
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,30 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 10000

Date of issue: 03/07/2002
Catalogue number: 5111-0101

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