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The 100th Anniversary of the Birthday of V.P. Soloviev-Sedoy

Date of Issue
Catalogue number
Outstanding Personalities of Russia
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
2 rubles
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
17.00 (±0.18)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
33.00 (±0.20)
Thickness, mm
2.40 (±0.20)
Mintage, pcs


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: «ДВА РУБЛЯ» (TWO RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue «2007 г.» (2007), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.


in the centre – the portrait of V.P. Soloviev-Sedoy, below to the left – the dates in two lines «1907» and «1979», to the right – the facsimile signature of the composer; in the background – a stylized image of the notation in music and two nightingales on it, crown of a three and outlines of the Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg.


The artist and sculptor: A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia.
Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 195 corrugations.

Vasily Pavlovich Soloviev-Sedoy (1907-1979) – the composer, an outstanding song master («Nightingales», «The Evenings Near Moscow», «If Fellows of the Whole Earth», vocal cycles, sound tracks for movies, music for dramatic performances, the author of ballets and operettas.

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