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2002 100 rubles Dionissy Silver 1 kilo

  • Manufacturer: St. Petersburg Мint
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  • Weight: 1111.12
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Denomination 100 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 900/1000
Total weight, G 1111,12 (+4,0)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
Diameter, mm 100,0 (±0,80)
Thickness, mm 15,0 (±0,60)
Mintage, pcs 500

The obverse

in the centre - the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower -the semicircular inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top - "СТО РУБЛЕЙ" (ONE HUNDRED RUBLES), at the bottom - the year of issue "2002", the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse

in the centre - an engraving with the image of the St. Ferapont Monastery (the XIVth century), situated on a lake bench, with inscriptions: above the engraving on a ribbon - "ФЕРАПОНТОВО" (FERAPONTOVO), under it - "ДИОНИСИЙ" (DIONISSY); against the background of a stylised cross - the Dionissy's frescos from the Church of the St. Virgin Nativity of the St. Ferapont Monastery: to the left - "St. George", to the right -"St. Metropolitan Peter", at the top - "The St. Virgin with Two Angels", at the bottom - "Christ in the House of Simon and a Sinner". To the left and to the right from the frescos -miniatures of the XVIth century from the "Personal Annalistic Code": at the top - "Construction" and "A Visit to the Monastery", at (the bottom - "A Military Campaign" and "Icon-Painters".

St. Petersburg Мint (СПМД).
The edge: 360 corrugations.

Dionissy the Wise (1440-1502/1503) - a famous ancient Russian painter and an outstanding representative of the Moscow painting school. His iconostasis and wall-painting decorated the Cathedral of the Assumption in the Moscow Kremlin, the Monastery of the Christ' Ascension (Moscow), St. Joseph Volokolamsky, St. Pafnuty monasteries (near Moscow). thе Cathedral of the St. Virgin Nativity of the St. Ferapont Monastery situated in the northern part of Russia is well known in the world thanks to the Dionissy's wall - paintings preserved in the cathedral. The cathedral was decorated with wall-paintings by Dionissy and his two sons Vladimir and Feodossy during 34 days from August 6 till September 8, 1502. In 1989 the St. Ferapont Monastery painted by Dionissy's frescos was registered by UNESCO as the monument protected by the State.


Added by: tkrasnov75, Sunday, 2017-11-19