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The Saint Trinity Cathedral

Date of Issue
Catalogue number
The Age of the Enlightenment. The XVIII century
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
3 rubles
Metal, fineness
Silver 900/1000
Total weight, g
34.56 (+0.65)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
39.00 (-0.30)
Thickness, mm
3.30 (±0.35)
Mintage, pcs


in the centre of the disc, in the circle of dots - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (two-headed eagle with wings down), under it to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the mint trade mark, to the right – the fine metal content; along the rim – semicircular inscriptions divided by two doubled rhombuses, on the top – the denomination and year of issue: "3 РУБЛЯ 1992" (3 RUBLES 1992), at the bottom: "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).


in the centre of the disc – the relief image of the Saint Trinity Cathedral of the Alexandro-Nevskaya Lavra in Saint Petersburg , over it – the sign of the Order of Alexander Nevsky, under the cathedral – the inscription: "САНКТ-ПЕТЕРБУРГ" (SAINT PETERSBURG); along the rim – semicircular inscriptions, above: "ЭПОХА ПРОСВЕЩЕНИЯ. ХVIII ВЕК" (THE AGE OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT. THE XVIII Century), below: "ТРОИЦКИЙ СОБОР" (THE SAINT TRINITY CATHEDRAL).


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

The age of the Enlightenment was notable for wide scope of building and flowering of architecture styles. An outstanding monument of religious architecture of the XVIII century is the Saint Trinity Cathedral of the Alexandro-Nevskaya Lavra. Having been erected in 1776-1790 under the project by the outstanding architect I.E. Starov, the Saint Trinity Cathedral became the compositional center of the Lavra’s ensemble.

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