The obverse of the coin vividly depicts St. Basil's Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral) in Moscow, right underneath the mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД" upstairs on the left the emblem of the Bank of Russia: double-headed eagle with drooping wings. To the left along the rim, a semicircular inscription "БАНК" also right along the rim "РОССИИ" In the lower part of the field of coins of the specified denomination in two lines - "1 РУБЛЬ" beneath finely, the year of coinage - "1992".
The reverse of the coin in the foreground is the relief portrait of P. S. Nakhimov in military uniform in profile, face to the left. At the bottom a semicircular inscription along the rim: "НАХИМОВ П.С." In the right background depicts a sailing ship under it in two lines, the years of the life of the Admiral: "1802 1855".
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptor: A.V. Baklanov.
Date of issue: July 2, 1992
The total circulation of 1 million, 400 thousand in proof quality and 600 thousand quality UNC.
Nakhimov, Pavel Stepanovich (1802-1805) is one of the greatest of Russian explorers, began his career in 1818, when under the command of Lazarev circumnavigated. Since 1827 he became captain, and later Admiral. During the Crimean war, he distinguished himself at the battle of Sinop, and two years later was killed on the Malakhov Kurgan in Sevastopol.
Released improved quality (without a trace of the storage bags) using conventional stamps. Different uniform matte surface. The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging, then could shift collectors in a plastic capsule.
Circulation: 600 000 Шт.
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Made proof finish with the use of stamps, polished to a mirror Shine, while the relief has not been polished. Ideally a mirror surface and frosted design. The term proof-like (proof-like) indicates the possible presence of barely visible defects in the production and sales, missing out on the proof (proof). The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging, then could shift collectors in a plastic capsule.
Circulation: 400 000 pieces.
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