St. George the Victorious

Investment Coin

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the centre – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIFTY RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue "2006", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

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

Authors

The artist and sculptor: A.V. Baklanov,
National Artist of Russia.
Moscow and St. Petersburg mints (ММД, СПМД).
The edge: 134 corrugations.

St. George the Victorious – the Christian Saint. During centenaries coins and state symbols have been bearing his image.

Denomination 50 rubles
Quality UNC
Metal, fineness Gold 999/1000
Total weight, G 7,89 (±0,10)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
7,78
Diameter, mm 22,60 (±0,15)
Thickness, mm 1,60 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 150000

Date of issue: 01/02/2006
Catalogue number: 5216-0060

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