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S.V. Rakhmaninov

Historical Series:Contribution of Russia to World Culture
Date of Issue
13.12.1993
Catalogue number
5216-0007
Contribution of Russia to World Culture
Date of Issue
13.12.1993
Catalogue number
5216-0007
Denomination
50 rubles
Quality
Proof
Metal, fineness
Gold 900/1000
Total weight, g
8.75 (±0.10)
Fine metal content not less than, g
7.78
Diameter, mm
22.60 (-0.15)
Thickness, mm
1.50(±0.15)
Mintage, pcs
7,500

Obverse

in the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — "50 РУБЛЕЙ 1993 г." (50 RUBLES 1993), at the bottom — "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Reverse

the picture of S.V. Rakhmaninov, to the left - a lyre and laurel branch, to the right - a Muse with a wreath. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — "РОССИЯ И МИРОВАЯ КУЛЬТУРА" (RUSSIA AND WORLD CULTURE), at the bottom - "С.В.РАХМАНИНОВ" (S. V. RAKHMANINOV).

Authors

The artist: A.V. Baklanov
The sculptor: N.A. Nosov
Moscow Mint (ММД)
The edge: 200 corrugations

Sergei Vasilyevich Rakhmaninov (1873-1943) - a prominent Russian composer, conductor and pianist. A talented melodist and musical romanticist and philosopher, he is famous for his operas "Aleko", "The Miserly Knight" and "Francesca da Rimini" and romances, concertos for the piano, symphonies, cantatas, fantasias and musical poems.

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