1994 1/2oz Russia 250th Anniversary - Birth of Fyodor Ushakov .500 Silver coin
Admiral Feodor Feodorovich Ushakov (1744-October 14 (2), 1817) - a Russian naval commander, one of the founders of the Black Sea Fleet and since 1790 its commander. A proponent of progressive naval theories, he invented and used a manoeuvring tactic, winning several important battles against the Turkish fleet in the Kerch strait. He led a successful Russian naval expedition during the war against France in the Mediterranean (1798-1800).
The two-headed eagle (designed by I.Bilibin), the letters under it indicate the metal sign, the fineness, the mint trademark and the fine metal content. The inscriptions along the rim: at the top — «ДВА РУБЛЯ 1994 г.» (TWO RUBLES 1994), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).
A portrait of the Russian admiral F.F. Ushakov in military uniform with a spyglass in his hand, to the left - the Andreyevsky flag, to the right - two sailing-ships, below - two dates in two lines "1745" and "1817". The inscription along the rim to the left: "ФЁДОР УШАКОВ" (FEODOR USHAKOV)