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Saint George the Victorious

Date of Issue
09/01/2019
Catalogue number
5111-0178
Date of Issue
09/01/2019
Catalogue number
5111-0178
Denomination
3 rubles
Quality
UNC
Metal, fineness
Silver 999/1000
Total weight, g
31.50 (±0.35)
Fine metal content not less than, g
31.10
Diameter, mm
39.00 (±0.30)
Thickness, mm
3.10 (±0.35)
Mintage, pcs
100,000

Obverse

in the centre there is a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it along the rim there is the semicircular inscription "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, below under the coat of arms there are indications of the precious metal and its fineness on the left and the fine metal content and the mint trade mark on the right, at the bottom in the centre, in three lines, there is an inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coin "3 РУБЛЯ" (3 RUBLES), and the year of issue "2019 г." (2019).

Reverse

there is a relief image of Saint George the Victorious ahorseback killing the dragon with a spear.

Authors

The artists: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia (reverse).
The sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A.V. Baklanov, National Artist of Russia (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations.

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Saint George the Victorious

Catalogue number: 5111-0178

Starting from the 13th century, the image of Saint George was used as an element of the state symbols on princely seals, standards, coats of arms, and coins in Russia and its neighbouring states. The image was featured on the coat of arms of the Russian Empire and now it is used on the national emblem of the Russian Federation.

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