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Saint George the Victorious

Date of Issue
11/01/2009
Catalogue number
5111-0178
Date of Issue
11/01/2009
Catalogue number
5111-0178
Denomination
3 rubles
Quality
UNC
Metal, fineness
Silver 999/1000
Total weight, g
31.50 (±0.35)
Fine metal content not less than, g
31.10
Diameter, mm
39.00 (±0.30)
Thickness, mm
3.10 (±0.35)
Mintage, pcs
280,000

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 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.

Reverse

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

Authors

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.

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