Saint George the Victorious

"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 "2009 г." (2009), to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in image of Saint George the Victorious sitting on horseback and spearing a dragon.


The artist and sculptor: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia.
Mint: Moscow Mint and Saint Petersburg Mint (MМД and СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

Saint George the Victorious - the Christian Saint. For centuries coins and state symbols have been bearing his image.

Denomination 3 rubles
Quality UNC
Metal, fineness Silver 999/1000
Total weight, G 31,50 (±0,35)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 39,00 (±0,30)
Thickness, mm 3,10 (±0,35)
Mintage, pcs 280000

Date of issue: 11/01/2009
Catalogue number: 5111-0178

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