2 Rubles A.N. Skryabin

2 Rubles (A.N. Skryabin) -  obverse2 Rubles (A.N. Skryabin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1997
Value 2 Rubles (2 RUR)
Currency Ruble (1991-1997)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 15.87 g
Diameter 33.00 mm
Thickness 2.40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 70171
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 550,
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# 5110-0015
Central Bank of Russia (http://old.cbr.ru/eng/Bank-notes_coins/)

Commemorative issue

The 125th Anniversary of the Birth of A.N. Skryabin

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Obverse

The two-headed eagle designed by artist I. Bilibin. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «ДВА РУБЛЯ 1997 г.» (TWO RUBLES 1997), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA). The letters below indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the fine metal content and the mint trademark.

Lettering:
ДВА РУБЛЯ 1997г.
Ag 500 ММД 7,78
БАНК РОССИИ

Translation:
TWO RUBLES 1997
Silver 500 MMD 7.78g
BANK OF RUSSIA

Engravers: A.A. Kolodkin, V.I. Zaslavski

Reverse

The portrait of A.N. Skryabin against a вackground of the lyre from the score cover of the symphonic poem «Prometheus» and a music extract from it. The inscription at the bottom along the rim: «1872. А.Н. СКРЯБИН. 1915» (1872. A.N. SKRYABIN. 1915).

Lettering: 1872 • А.Н. СКРЯБИН • 1915

Translation: 1872 • A.N. SKRYABIN • 1915

Engravers: A.A. Kolodkin, V.I. Zaslavski

Edge

Reeded, 195 corrugations

Mint

ММД Moscow Mint (Московский монетный двор), Russia (?-date)

Comments

Alexander Nikolaevich Skryabin (1872-1915) – Russian composer and pianist, professor of the Moscow Conservatory (1898-1903) – composed 10 sonatas, poems, preludes, and etudes for the piano. His works «Prometheus», «The Divine Poem» (The Third Symphony), and «The Poem of Ecstasy» are especially popular. In 1922 the Skryabin museum was founded in Moscow.

Date of issue: 27.01.1997    cbr.ru Catalogue №: 5110-0015

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