The Building of the State Bank, the City of Nizhny Novgorod.

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 «2006», 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 middle – the central front part of the bank building, under it – the inscription: «г. НИЖНИЙ НОВГОРОД» (THE CITY OF NIZHNY NOVGOROD). The inscription at the top on the matted field along the rim: «ЗДАНИЕ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОГО БАНКА» (THE BUILDING OF THE STATE BANK).


The artist: V.M. Yrokhin.
The sculptor: A.V. Chernousov.
Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The Building of the State Bank in the city of Nizhny Novgorod (built in 1913, architect V.A.Pokrovsky) is an original construction that reminds together of a medieval castle and an ancient Russian terem (chamber). The inside rooms of the bank have been painted according to designs of the artist I. Bilibin.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 33,94 (±0,31)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,30 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 10000

Date of issue: 03/07/2006
Catalogue number: 5111-0152

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