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Date of Issue
Catalogue number
Outstanding Russian Military Commanders
Date of Issue
Catalogue number
3 rubles
Metal, fineness
Silver 900/1000
Total weight, g
34.88 (±0.32)
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
39.00 (±0.30)
Thickness, mm
3.30 (±0.35)
Mintage, pcs


in the center - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin, lower - the semicircular inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ" (THREE RUBLES), at the bottom - the date "2000", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the alloy standard, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.


to the left - A.V.Suvorov on horseback and two foot soldiers standing on the brink of a precipice, to the right - a scene of a fight on the stone bridge, under the bridge arch - a mountain stream, in the background - snow-covered mountain tops, at the top- the inscription along the rim: "А.В. СУВОРОВ" (A.V.SUVOROV).


The artist: A.V.Baklanov
The sculptors: A.V.Baklanov, A.A.Dolgopolpva
St.Petersburg Mint (СПМД)
The edge: 300 corrugations

The Swiss campaign is a glorious chapter of the fighting way of A.V.Suvorov and an outstanding event in the military history of Russia. On September 13-14, 1799 Russian troops accomplished under A.V.Suvorov's command the march across the Alps from the Northern Italy to Switzerland and won a victory over one of the best French divisions on the Reys stream near the Devil Bridge, which had been thrown over a gorge at the height of 23 meters.

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