50 Rubles S.V. Rachmaninov

Features

Issuer Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1993
Value 50 Rubles (50 RUR)
Currency Ruble (1991-1997)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.75 g
Diameter 22.60 mm
Thickness 1.50 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 64111
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 453,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
CBR# 5216-0007
Central Bank of Russia (https://www.cbr.ru/eng/cash_circulation/memorable_coins/coins_base/)

Commemorative issue

Historical Series: Contribution of Russia to World Culture

Obverse

In the center - the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle designed by I. Bilibin), underneath the left - indicate the metal sign and the fineness, in the center - the mint trademark., right - the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim framed circle of dots: at the top - "50 rubles 1993" at the bottom - "BANK OF RUSSIA".

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
50 РУБЛЕЙ 1993 г.
Au900 ММД 7.78
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
50 Rubles
MMD
Bank of Russia

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

Reverse

Image Rachmaninov left - a lyre and a laurel branch on the right - the muse with a wreath inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "RUSSIA AND WORLD CULTURE" at the bottom - "SV Rakhmaninov."

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
РОССИЯ И МИРОВАЯ КУЛЬТУРА
С.В. РАХМАНИНОВ

Translation:
RUSSIA AND WORLD CULTURE
S.V. Rakhmaninov

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

Edge

Reeded, 200 corrugations

Comments

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninov (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.

Date of issue: 13.12.1993  Catalogue number: 5216-0007

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993 ММД 7 500 Proof; Moscow Mint

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