150. Anniversary of the birth of A. P. Chekhov
What makes this specimen very special is that it is certified by PCGS with the PR69DCAM (Deep Cameo) grade. As of today, there is only one higher rated edition on PCGS. In addition, the coin was protected by PCGS through the “NFC anti-counterfeiting technology”.
Details of the gold coin:
Face value: 200 rubles
Minting quality: Proof
Fine weight: 31,10g
Diameter: 33mm (±0.3)
Thickness: 2.8mm (±0.3)
Mint: St. Petersburg Mint (SPMD)
Edge: 252 corrugations
In the center – the emblem of the Bank of Russia (double-headed eagle with wings down, below – the semicircular inscription “Bank of Russia”), framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the circle – above: “200 rubles”, below – information on the grade of precious metal and alloy, left – date of issue “2010”, right – fine metal content and the mint’s trademark.
Left – portrait of A.P. Chekhov, above – pictures of his house-museum and garden in Yalta, right – female figure with a puppy on the dam, below – date in two lines: “1860” and “1904”, below on the mirror field of a sheet – matted signature of the author: “A. Chekhov”.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a great Russian writer and an honorary member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. A.Chekhov was a Russian writer, novelist, playwright, physician and charitable activist. He wrote novels and short stories that made him famous as one of the greatest short story writers in world literature. His plays “The Cherry Orchard”, “The Seagull”, “Uncle Vanya” and “Three Sisters” have been performed for over a century.
In addition to his literary and medical work, Chekhov attached great importance to charitable activities for the benefit of the hungry, children, peasants and tuberculosis patients. He was a commissioner on the board of the Yalta Charitable Society, organized fundraising campaigns for the needy, and regularly published texts in newspapers about the situation of socially vulnerable groups in Russia.
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