Coin Belozersk


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1380 56.2/81 5514-0079


Artist, Sculptor L. A. Evdokimova


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date August 11, 2012
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series The ancient cities of Russia
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

In the north of ancient Russia in the middle of the ninth century there was a town of Belozersk. It was built on the north shore of White Lake, who gave it its name. Twice in its history, the city was transferred. The first time - in the tenth century because of possible flooding, the second time - in the fourteenth century because of the pestilence, which destroyed almost all of its population. However, each time a new place to Belozersk chosen in accordance with the Slavic tradition - on the beach, the water, and the town itself was revived and became more successful and richer.

Since its founding Belozersk actively developed, engaged in trade and crafts. Finding him at a major trade routes linking the northern lands, Karelia, Novgorod with Kiev principality, the Volga region, brought him constant gain and wealth. Therefore, for the possession Belozersky were constantly strife, and it passed from hand to hand neighboring principalities.

In the fourteenth century, the city reached its peak. Under the authority of the Moscow principality, he became a border fortress. At this time built Belozersky Kremlin - a huge earth walls and wooden walls, which have survived to the present day. Most of the temples and churches in the city then built the same.

T. k. Belozersk was on the border of the Russian state, it is often subjected to raids and devastation, disease epidemic gradually reduced the number of its inhabitants. Gradually, trade routes moved to Arkhangelsk and the share of Belozersk went decline.

Belozersk retained all the charm and originality of native Russia. For a historic contribution to the development of trade city adopted in 2000 in the Hanseatic community.

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 "2012" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Architectural panorama of the city at the top - coat of arms of the city of Belozersk, according to the circumference of the ring - the inscription at the top: "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", below: "БЕЛОЗЕРСК".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2012 5,000,000 - Unknown