The obverse of the coin in the ring of dots depicts the emblem of the Bank of Russia (the eagle with drooping wings), under the right paw mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД". From the outside of the ring up in a semicircle along the rim the inscription: "ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г." below "БАНК РОССИИ"(the inscriptions are separated by ornaments, consisting of rhombuses).
The reverse of the coin depicts the portrait of I. S. Turgenev in profile, face to the left, underneath, near the neck a branch of Laurel, and below the facsimile signature of the writer, which years of life: "1818-1883".
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: 10 November 1993.
Total circulation - 500 thousand, of which 350 thousand in proof quality and 150 thousand quality UNC.
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich (1818-1883) is one of the greatest Russian writers, author of many famous works, as well as a playwright. In detail to describe details the life of different strata of society and the Russian nature, which allows now to reconstruct the picture of life of the XIX century. The study of creativity Turgenev included in the school curriculum, together with Pushkin, Tolstoy, Krylov, and other writers.
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: 150 000 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: 350,000 pieces.
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