The obverse of the coin
in the middle is placed the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle with drooping wings above him in a semicircle along the rim the inscription - "БАНК РОССИИ". Down in one row, nominal value - "ОДИН РУБЛЬ" underneath the horizontal line, tapering to the edges, with a dot in the middle. Below the line in a semi-circle date of issue "1999". Under the right paw of the eagle is a sign of the Moscow mint
(consists of letters "ММД". The reverse of the coin
depicts the portrait of A. S. Pushkin in profile, face to the left made by the poet between 1827 and 1830 years. Below is a facsimile signature: "Alexander Pushkin", which is the same cursive script in two lines, the years of life - "1799 1837".
The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping. The obverse corresponds to the usual ruble coin.
Artist - A. V. Baklanov, sculptor - A. S. Kunats. The coin is issued on 31 may 1999.
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799-1837) is one of the greatest Russian poets and the founder of the Russian literary language. The author of many poems, some of them are summaries of folk tales. During his short life, Pushkin managed to visit different parts of Russia and even in some foreign countries, in many towns, there are monuments, some have memorials. The poet was killed in a duel Dantes, J. S. - French politician, temporarily living in Russia.
There are a variety of coins with the sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint