Coin Yurievets

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1276 56.2/71 5514-0069

Authors

Artist, Sculptor F. S. Andronov

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date April 3, 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

Yurievets - small, but perhaps among the oldest settlements of Ivanovo region. According to the generally accepted version of the town founded by Vladimir Prince George II in 1225, the year at the same place where he was a phenomenon of the icon of St. George. And Yurievets named in honor of the saint. According to other historians, the city was founded by Prince Yuri Dolgoruky somewhat earlier, in 1150, the year.

In the history of Russian Yuryevets were noted at the beginning of the 17th century. Citizens was created by the militia, which gave a fitting rebuff to the Polish-Lithuanian invaders, and be a great help to increase and promote the people's army under the command of Dmitry Pozharsky and Kuzma Minin.

Yurievets Located on the right bank of the Gorky reservoir, opposite the confluence of the Volga River Unzha. It is a place of its current location wonderful story of salvation of the city by its inhabitants. At the end of the 40s of the twentieth century, it was designed by the construction on the Volga River a huge reservoir. Many small villages, towns and villages, and together with them and Yurievets, subject to relocation, and coastal areas - flooding. Only people Yurievets decided to fight for his small home, before Stalin defended the right of the city to stay at the historic site. To do this, between the city and the Volga was built the dam that protects the area from flooding Yurievets.

Yurievets glorified just two well-known film director who spent his childhood here. It is the creator of the Soviet kinoskazok Alexander Rowe, cult Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky.

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

The architectural ensemble of the city, in the background - the river, the upper right - the coat of arms of the city Yurievets, according to the circumference of the ring - the inscription: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", at the bottom - "ЮРЬЕВЕЦ".

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Circulation

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