The 750th Anniversary of the Birthday of Dante Alighieri (special edition)
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 "2015 г." (2015), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
in the centre of the disc – the monument to Dante in Verona, to the left – Charon, carrying by boat Dante and Verghilius, and fragments of G. Dore’s illustrations to "The Divine Comedy", showing visions of the Hell (figures of sinners in a reddish background below) and Paradise (goldish figures of Beatrice and angels in a blue background above), in the right part of the disc – Santa Maria del Fiore Church with the Giotto Belfry in Florence, under it – dates in two lines: "1265" and "1321", along the rim to the right above – the inscription: "ДАНТЕ АЛИГЬЕРИ" (DANTE ALIGHIERI).
The artist and sculptor: A.A. Brynza.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.