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Creative Works of Michelangelo Bounarroti

Series:Treasury of World Culture
Date of Issue
31.07.2015
Catalogue number
5115-0110
Treasury of World Culture
Date of Issue
31.07.2015
Catalogue number
5115-0110
Denomination
25 rubles
Quality
Proof
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
169.00 (±0.85)
Fine metal content not less than, g
155.50
Diameter, mm
60.00 (±0.50)
Thickness, mm
6.60 (±0.50)
Mintage, pcs
1,000

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: "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.

Reverse

in the foreground – the sculpture "Pieta" in the Saint Peter Cathedral in Rome, behind it to the right – the building of the Saint Peter Cathedral, to the left in an oval – the fragment of portrait of Michelangelo by D. da Volterra, in the background – colored fragments of frescos of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican "The Delphic Sybil" and "Prophet Jeremiah", along the rim above and to the right – the inscription: "ТВОРЕНИЯ МИКЕЛАНДЖЕЛО БУОНАРРОТИ" (CREATIVE WORKS OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI).

Authors

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

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