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Andrei Rublev

Date of Issue
Catalogue number
Contribution of Russia to World Culture
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
25 rubles
Metal, fineness
Palladium 999/1000
Total weight, g
31.10 (±0.45)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
37.0 (-0.30)
Thickness, mm
2.70 (±0.25)
Mintage, pcs


the two-headed eagle (designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «25 РУБЛЕЙ 1994 г.» (25 RUBLES 1994), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).


to the right - a man in monastic attire with a halo round his head and a brush in his right hand, to the left in the background - a fragment of Andrei Rublev's icon "The Trinity" and underneath a palette with brushes. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — "РОССИЯ И МИРОВАЯ КУЛЬТУРА" (RUSSIA AND WORLD CULTURE), at the bottom in two line - "АНДРЕЙ РУБЛЁВ" (ANDREI RUBLEV).


The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: S.M. Ivanov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 300 corrugations

Andrei Rublev (circa 1360 - 70-circa 1430) - a Russian icon-painter of the Moscow school. He took part in painting the walls and icons of the Annunciation Cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin (1405), the Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir (1408), the Trinity Cathedral in the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra (1425-1427), the Cathedral of the Saviour in the Andronnikov Monastery in Moscow (1420s) and the Assumption Cathedral in Zvenigorod (early 15th century). Rublev's icons and frescoes are noted for their profound humanness and spirituality, the atmosphere of peace and harmony and perfection of form. His famed icon "The Trinity" is displayed in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.

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