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The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol

Historical series:The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol
Date of Issue
02.03.2009
Catalogue number
5216-0069
The Bicentennial Anniversary of the Birthday of N.V. Gogol
Date of Issue
02.03.2009
Catalogue number
5216-0069
Denomination
50 rubles
Quality
Proof
Metal, fineness
Gold 999/1000
Total weight, g
7.89 (±0.10)
Fine metal content not less than, g
7.78
Diameter, mm
22.60 (-0.15)
Thickness, mm
1.30 (±0.15)
Mintage, pcs
1,500

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 by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim - on top: "ПЯТЬДЕСЯТ РУБЛЕЙ" (FIFTY 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 - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

Reverse

in the centre - the profile image of the writer, below - the facsimile inscription: "Н.ГОГОЛЬ" (N. GOGOL), to the left - dates: "1809-1852".

Authors

The artist: S.A. Kozlov.
The sculptor: A.N. Bessonov.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 134 corrugations.

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