The Wooden Architecture (the XIXth - XXth centuries), the city of Tomsk

Series: Architectural Monuments of Russia

"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 «2004», 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 frame of the carving decor, to the left, – «The House with the Marquee» (architect S.V. Khomich), to the right – «The House with Dragons» (architect V.F. Orzheshko), at the bottom – «The House with Fire-Birds» (architect P.F. Fedorovsky). The inscriptions along the rim – «ДЕРЕВЯННОЕ ЗОДЧЕСТВО XIX- XX вв.» (THE WOODEN ARCHITECTURE XIXth – XXth centuries), at the bottom – «ТОМСК» (TOMSK).


The artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptors: A.S. Khazov..
Moscow Mint (МMД).
The edge: 300 corrugations

The Tomsk wooden architecture is a unique phenomenon with distinct features of the Russian folk architecture. Some architectural masterpieces became unofficial symbols of the city.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000
Total weight, G 34,88 (±0,32)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,30 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 8000

Date of issue: 27/01/2004
Catalogue number: 5111-0123

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