Coin Moscow city

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 886 56.2/34 5514-0033

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor V. M. Nikishchenko

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date February 11, 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

Moscow has earned the right to be called the capital of Russia. It has long been a symbol of courage and Russian hospitality Russian culture and valor. This is the most numerous and most populous city in Russia (population according to data of 2010 census, more than 12 million people). Moscow is among the ten largest cities in the world.

While the oldest archaeological finds on the territory of modern Moscow belong to the Stone Age, the first time in the annals of history about it is mentioned in the 1147th year. Then in Moscow Yury Dolgoruky took its Novgorod-Seversky allies. In 1156, the year the first wooden fortifications were erected around the settlement.

In 1237, the year Moscow was robbed and almost completely burned. However, she quickly recovered in the second half of the 13th century became the capital of an independent principality. But after joining the Mozhaisk and Kolomna principalities, rapidly ascended as the center of the Grand Duchy of Moscow.

In the 14th century, moved to Moscow residence of the metropolitans, in 1589, the year formed the Moscow Patriarchate - is to turn the city into a major religious center.

At the beginning of the 16th century ended with the union of the principalities around Moscow, and it became the capital of a unified Russian state.

Many difficulties and hardship fell on the share of the city and its inhabitants, but Moscow never tended dutifully to the invaders. Not just fire destroyed its houses and streets, but always Muscovites restored white stone beautiful.

In the third millennium the city was faced with new challenges. Moscow became capitally reconstructed, and very often in the quest for benefits forgotten historical heritage, the value of architectural monuments. In 2010, the city lost the title of historical settlement.

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 "2005" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Image of Moscow city coat of arms, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "МОСКВА".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2005 10,000,000 - Unknown