1 Ruble I.S. Turgenev

Features

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 1 Ruble (1 RUR)
Currency Ruble (1991-1997)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 12.80 g
Diameter 31.00 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 14592
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 348,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.
CBR# 5009-0010
Central Bank of Russia (http://old.cbr.ru/eng/Bank-notes_coins/)

Commemorative issue

The 175th Anniversary of the Birth of I.S. Turgenev

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Obverse

In the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), under it to the right - the mint trademark. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.» (ONE RUBLE 1993), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Lettering:
ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.
ЛМД
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
ONE RUBLE 1993
LMD
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, A.V. Baklanov

Reverse

A portrait of I.S. Turgenev, at the bottom to the left - a laurel branch and underneath the writer's facsimile signature, below - the dates "1818-1883".

Lettering:
И.С. Тургенев
1818 - 1883

Translation:
I.S. Turgenev
1818 - 1883

Engravers: A.V. Baklanov, A.V. Baklanov

Edge

Two incised inscriptions "ОДИН РУБЛЬ" (ONE RUBLE) separated by two dots.

Lettering: ОДИН РУБЛЬ • ОДИН РУБЛЬ •

Translation: ONE RUBLE • ONE RUBLE •

Mint

ЛМД Leningrad Mint, modern-day Saint Petersburg, Russia

Comments

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) - a Russian writer famous for the immaculate style of his prose. In his plays, short stories and novels he described in minute details the everyday life of Russian peasants, landlords and free-thinking intellectuals. Turgenev is also famous for his depiction of Russian nature.

Date of issue: 10.11.1993

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993 ЛМД 150 000 85% BU
1993 ЛМД 350 000 18% Proof

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