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The 175th Anniversary of the Birth of I.S. Turgenev

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

Obverse

in the center — the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two-headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin), under it to the right - the mint trademark. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ОДИН РУБЛЬ 1993 г.» (ONE RUBLE 1993), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

Reverse

a portrait of I.S. Turgenev, at the bottom to the left - a laurel branch and underneath the writer's facsimile signature, bellow - the dates "1818-1883".

Authors

The artist and the sculptor: A.V. Baklanov
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: two incised inscriptions "ОДИН РУБЛЬ" (ONE RUBLE) separated by two dots.

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) - a Russian writer famous for the immaculate style of his prose. In his plays, short stories and novels he described in minute details the everyday life of Russian peasants, landlords and free-thinking intellectuals. Turgenev is also famous for his depiction of Russian nature.

Denomination 1 ruble
Quality BU
Alloy cupronickel
Total weight, g
Diameter, mm 31,00
Mintage, pcs 150000

Date of Issue: 10/11/1993
Catalogue number: 5009-0010

Denomination 1 ruble
Quality Proof
Alloy cupronickel
Total weight, g
Diameter, mm 31,00
Mintage, pcs 350000

Date of Issue: 10/11/1993
Catalogue number: 5009-0010

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