The Tula Kremlin (XVIth century)

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

The reverse

In a frame of the patterned matted field - the image of architectural panorama of the Tula Kremlin, to the right below - the date "XVI в." (the XVIth century), above - the inscription along the rim: "ТУЛЬСКИЙ КРЕМЛЬ". (THE TULA KREMLIN).


The artist: E.V. Kramskaja.
The sculptor: E.A. Tolzin.
Mint: Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

The Tula Kremlin built in the XVIth century has the strictly right-angled ground plan with 10-meter high wall and 9 four-tiered towers. On the territory of the Kremlin the Assumption Cathedral (1762-1764) is located.

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: 02/02/2009
Catalogue number: 5111-0181

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