Coin Kabardino-Balkar Republic

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 991 56.2/60 5514-0055

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 27, 2008
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

Kabardino-Balkaria, was founded in 1921, now it belongs to the Southern Federal District of Russia. The city of Nalchik, the capital of the republic, is an industrial center, a major center of mountaineering and tourism, it is a popular spa and mountain resort. As a Russian fortress town was founded in 1817 on the site of a small village.

In the southern part of the Kabardino-Balkaria are ridges of the Greater Caucasus: Side, Chief (or Dividing), Cretaceous and Rocky. On the territory of the republic is the highest peak of the Caucasus, as well as Russia and Europe - two-headed Elbrus (5642 meters). based national park "Elbrus" and Kabardino-Balkarian mountain reserve in the country. Also in the Kabardino-Balkaria, a lot of the most beautiful mountain rivers with waterfalls (Terek, Baksan, Chegem) and more than 100 small lakes.

Republic is home to 26 Heroes of the Soviet Union, we were born conductor Yuri Temirkanov, a well-known poet Kaisyn Guliyev, writer Alim Keshokov and other famous people.

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 "2008" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Emblem of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "КАБАРДИНО-БАЛКАРСКАЯ РЕСПУБЛИКА".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2008 5,000,000 - Unknown
SPMD, 2008 5,000,000 - Unknown