Bicentenary of the Birthday of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

Historical Series: Bicentenary of the Birthday of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

"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: "ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue "2014 г." (2014), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

on the right part of the disc, against a background of a page of Lermontov’s manuscript – the scene of a duel, under it – dates: "1814" and "1841", below – the portrait of Mikhail Lermontov according to the painting by K.A. Gorbunov, over it – the facsimile signature of the writer and two characters of his drama "Masquerade".


The artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.

Denomination 25 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 925/1000
Total weight, G 169,00 (±0,85)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 60,00 (±0,50)
Thickness, mm 6,60 (±0,50)
Mintage, pcs 1000

Date of issue: 05/09/2014
Catalogue number: 5115-0100

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