Coin Arhangelsk region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 973 56.2/49 5514-0047

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date August 17, 2007
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Russian Federation
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Bi-metal (Ring - brass, disk - Melchior)
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with the inscription (300 corrugations and two inscriptions "10 РУБЛЕЙ", separated by two asterisks)
Shape Round

Detailed description

The coin is dedicated to the Arkhangelsk region - the northernmost region of the European part of the country, which is washed three northern seas: the Barents, Kara and White. In addition to the mainland, part of the Arkhangelsk region of the island are the Franz Josef Land, and the Solovetsky archipelago and Novaya Zemlya.

Province - one of the oldest in the state. About 1,000 years ago, the Novgorodians walked on the rivers of the Northern Dvina and Onega, and discovered in the northern part of the White Sea, which is called jelly.

Arkhangelsk sailors on the lung vessels under sail out into the ocean. As a result, many islands were discovered, which were organized settlement (Novaya Zemlya, Vaigach Kolguev Morzhovets et al.) The local population engaged in cattle breeding, as well as hunting, fishing craft and agriculture. It initially settled Novgorod, and then - to the sailors of the Volga.

In 1584, Ivan the Terrible ordered to create in the mouth of the Northern Dvina, the country's first seaport. He was named Novoholmogory, and then renamed to Arkhangelsk. Until that time, until it appeared Petersburg, he was the only people here access to the sea, and thus the center of the shipbuilding industry. Peter the Great was erected Novodvinsk fortress. Under its walls was gained the first victory over the enemy in the Great Northern War history.

A Russian Arkhangelsk region population penetrated to the Urals and Trans-Urals. It sent a lot of northern expeditions.

From well-known personalities who were born in the territory of modern Arkhangelsk region, highlight the University, Semyon Dezhnev, Fyodor Abramov, Erofey Khabarov and others.

Obverse description

In the center - the designation value of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ". Inside of the figure "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image numbers "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the lower part of the disc - the mint trademark. The top of the ring along the rim - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2007" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the Arkhangelsk region, the coat of arms in a circle on the ring - the inscription: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "АРХАНГЕЛЬСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2007 10,000,000 - Unknown