Coin Bryansk

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1275 56.2/70 5514-0068

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date April 16, 2010
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

One of the oldest cities of ancient Russia is Bryansk. This region was populated by man very early, he followed the retreating glacier. This was on the ground Bryansk preserved much evidence: mounds, remnants of ancient sites and settlements. The base town of Bryansk scientists refer to the 985-th year, although it is mentioned in the chronicles much later as the city already formed.

Geographical location of Bryansk was very profitable. He was at the intersection of many roads, often played the role of a transit and support point for hikes Kievan princes. Already in 1246, the year there Bryansk principality. V1356, the year it won Olgerd Lithuanian prince, and attached to his Grand Duchy. At the beginning of the 16th century Bryansk returns under the power of Moscow kings, and, being on the border of the Russian state is taking part in the hostilities, it is a stronghold of Russian troops.

In the 17th century through the Bryansk trade routes between Russia and Ukraine, it is a period of rapid development of the city. On Desna river flowing through Bryansk, in the early 18th century to build a large shipyard. In 1785, the year in the city of Bryansk Arsenal founded. Development of the city was later linked with the construction of railroads. In 1850, in Bryansk already has about 30 companies, and it occupies approximately 12 thousand people.

In the 20th century, the city continued its development. During the occupation the Nazi invaders passed a black stripe on the history of Bryansk. The city was heavily damaged, destroyed much of the population in the camps. But they fought for their freedom - the numerous partisan detachments operating in the Bryansk forests, made a significant contribution to the day of the liberation of his native city, which is celebrated on 17 September.

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 "2010" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Architectural panorama of the city, on the left - the coat of arms of the city of Bryansk, according to the circumference of the ring - the inscription: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", at the bottom - "БРЯНСК".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2010 5,000,000 - Unknown