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Historic Monuments of Velikiy Novgorod and its Suburbs

Series:Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage
Date of Issue
01/04/2009
Catalogue number
5119-0004
Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage
Date of Issue
01/04/2009
Catalogue number
5119-0004
Denomination
200 rubles
Quality
Proof-like
Metal, fineness
Silver 925/1000
Total weight, g
3252.30 (±9.05)
Fine metal content not less than, g
3000.0
Diameter, mm
130.00 (±0.80)
Thickness, mm
27.5 (±0.60)
Mintage, pcs
200

Obverse

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 bу а circle of dots and inscriptions, above - the denomination: "ДВЕСТИ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWO НUNDRED RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre - the year of issue "2009 г." (2009) to the right in two lines - the fine metal content, the mint trade mark and the ordinal number sign of the coin №___, along the rim – two concentric lines with four decorative elements.

Reverse

in the frame of stylized arc - the architectural panorama of the Novgorod Kremlin, inscriptions along the rim - on top on the matted surface of the arc: "ВЕЛИКИЙ НОВГОРОД И ОКРЕСТНОСТИ" (VELIKIY NOVGOROD AND SUBBURBS), on bottom: "НОВГОРОДСКИЙ КРЕМЛЬ" (NOVGOROD KREMLIN).

Authors

The artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The adge: 390 corrugations.

Novgorod Kremlin (Detinets) is girdled by wall with 9 towers. Its historic ensemble includes St. Sophia Cathedral (1045-50), St. Sophia's Belfry (XV c), the Watch Tower "Chasozvonya", Archbishop's (Faceted) Chamber (1433), the St. Abdreas Stratilates Church (XV-XVII cs), the Sergiy Radonezhskiy Church (1463), Administrative Office Building (early XIX c) and the monument "The Millenium of Russia" (1862). The historic and architectural monuments of Velikiy Novgorod and its Suburbs are included in the UNESCO list of World Culture and Nature Heritage.

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