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Composer P.I. Tchaikovsky

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia
Date of Issue
01.04.2015
Catalogue number
5110-0139
Outstanding Personalities of Russia
Date of Issue
01.04.2015
Catalogue number
5110-0139
Denomination
2 rubles
Quality
Proof
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
17.00 (± 0.18)
Fine metal content not less than, g
15.55
Diameter, mm
33.00 (± 0.20)
Thickness, mm
2.40 (± 0.20)
Mintage, pcs
3,000

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, above – the denomination: "ДВА РУБЛЯ" (TWO RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue "2015 г." (2015), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

Reverse

to the left – the relief portrait of P.I. Tchaikovsky, to its right – the inscription: "П.И. ЧАЙКОВСКИЙ" (P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY), below – dates in two lines "1840" and "1893", in the background – a stave, a baton and contour images of a violin and an opened score, above at the rim – trailing birch branches.

Authors

The artist: S.V. Sutyagin.
The sculptor: E.A. Yastrebova.
Mint: Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

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