Coin Chita region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 939 56.2/41 5514-0037

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 19, 2006
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 non-existent today Chita region. The abolition of territorial units was carried out in 2008. The area was combined with the Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug. As a result, there was a modern Trans-Baikal Territory. The area is located in the east and south-east of Lake Baikal.

Note that existed on the territory of Trans-Baikal Buddhism, and besides - the traditional beliefs of the local indigenous people. It is interesting that in 1741 Elizabeth issued a decree, which claimed one of Buddhism the official religion of the state. In the 17th century in this region came the Russian-speaking residents. At the same time here and got Orthodoxy. After the church split is often settled the Old Believers, as well as the Old Believers.

At the heart of the Trans-Baikal Cossacks were the Don Cossacks. They came here in 1639. Organized shelves Tungus and Buryat Cossacks troops on the inverse image. But later all merged with the formation of the Cossacks. Trans-Baikal Cossack army was created in 1851 on the orders of the then Emperor Nicholas the First. The army carried an internal service, and, in addition, the Trans-Baikal Territory guarded the border with China.

Laying of the Trans-Siberian Railway has become a turning point for the Trans-Baikal Territory. After all, as a result, Chita became a major industrial and transport hub of the region.

In these places, large reserves of copper, wood, gold, molybdenum, tantalum, tin, and uranium ores. Edge became home to famous people: the writer Vilya Lipatova (author of the trilogy of detective Aniskina), cosmonaut Vladimir Titov, jazzman Oleg Lundstrem, actors Alexander Mikhailov, Yuri and Vitaly Solomin.

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 "2006" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the emblem of the Chita region, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "ЧИТИНСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2006 10,000,000 - Unknown