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2014 25 rubles The 450th Anniversary of the Birthday of Galileo Galilei (special edition) Silver 5 oz
|Metal, fineness||Silver 925/1000|
|Total weight, G||169,00 (±0,85)|
content not less than, G
|Diameter, mm||60,00 (±0,50)|
|Thickness, mm||6,60 (±0,50)|
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: "ДВАДЦАТЬ ПЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" (TWENTY FIVE RUBLES), below: to the left – indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre – the year of issue "2014 г." (2014), to the right – the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.
in the lower part of the disc – the relief portrait of Galileo Galilei at the celestial globe with a telescope in his hand, in the second plan, against a background of blue colored starry sky and the diagram of the Heliocentric System, made by use of techniques of partial gilding and inserting of crystals, – figures of three scholars and the inscription along the rim: "ГАЛИЛЕО ГАЛИЛЕЙ" (GALILEO GALILEI), to the left – the relief image of the Falling Tower of Pisa, to the right – of a celestial body.
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
The edge: 252 corrugations.