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On 5 October 2021, the Bank of Russia issues a commemorative silver coin ‘Poet Nikolay Nekrasov, Timed to the 200th Anniversary of his Birth (10.12.1821)’.

The coin is issued in the Outstanding Personalities of Russia series (Catalogue No. 5110-0169).

The 2-ruble silver coin (fine metal content 15.55 g, fineness 925/1,100) has a round shape and is 33.0 mm in diameter.

The obverse and the reverse of the coin have a relief rim around the circumference.

The obverse of the coin bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation and the inscriptions: ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the coin denomination ‘2 РУБЛЯ’ (2 RUBLES), the year of issue ‘2021 г.’ (2021), the chemical symbol of the metal according to Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements, fineness, the St. Petersburg Mint trademark, and fine metal content.

The reverse of the coin features a relief image of Nikolay Nekrasov sitting on a bench, with a dog nearby, against the background of a landscape laser-treated for matte finishing; the inscription ‘Н.А. НЕКРАСОВ’ (NIKOLAY NEKRASOV) on the right around the upper circumference; and the years of the poet’s birth and death ‘1821’ and ‘1878’ in two lines on the right.

The edge of the coin is corrugated.

The coin is minted in proof quality.

The mintage is 3 thousand pcs.

The new coin is legal tender of the Russian Federation and is mandatory for acceptance for all kinds of payments without any restrictions at its face value.

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