The Nevyansk Inclined Tower (the XVIIIth century), Sverdlovsk Region

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, under it – the semicircular inscription «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim – on top: «ТРИ РУБЛЯ» (THREE RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue «2007 г.» (2007), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in the centre – a tower, to the left of it – the vertical inscription «НЕВЬЯНСКАЯ БАШНЯ» (THE NEVYANSK TOWER), to the right – the date «XVIII в.» (the XVIIIth century), in the background – outlines of a town against a background of hills.

Authors

The artists: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia, E.V. Kramskaya.
The sculptor: A.M. Bogdanova
Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The 57,5 m high Nevyansk Tower with the vertical inclination by 1,8 m in south-west direction, built in 1722-1732 by the type of Russian hipped bell towers, is a unique architectural monument of the Mid-Urals.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 33,94 (±0,31)
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: 01/03/2007
Catalogue number: 5111-0157

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