Coin Kazan

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 943 56.2/28 5514-0025

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor F. S. Andronov

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date July 12, 2005
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

Kazan - a very old city, which has already managed to celebrate its millennium. It was founded in 1005 is considered the year, although the archaeological sources claim that it originated much earlier.

The city is located on the shores of Lake Kaban. It is famous for its beauty, but it can not swim. However, the best known and mystery has become a lake due to the legend of countless treasures that are stored in the depths of its waters.

According to legend, during the offensive troops of Ivan III the Terrible Kazan, Khan decided to protect its treasury and the treasury, hiding them in a safe place. That cache has become the northern part of Lake Kaban. Dark night in secret from all the treasures were loaded on the boat, took a considerable distance from the coast and sank. The legend specify the place of the treasure's location. However, the use of such measures lengths as a shot from a bow and associated reins, brought the opportunity to find a treasure in the category of unreal. Old stories say that a part of the treasure consisted of gold and silver bullion, coins, precious stones. Weight superior to all the treasures tonne.

In 1438, the year the city was captured by Khan of the Golden Horde of Ulu-Mohammed, who founded the Khanate of Kazan and made it the capital of Kazan.

In 1552, the year the city was conquered by the Russian troops. Ivan the Terrible evicted all Tatars from behind a wooden Posad. Thus was formed a unique area in the old town - Old-Tatar Sloboda. Deserted city was forcibly settled by Russian immigrants. People move entire towns and large villages.

In the early 17th century printing press was opened in Kazan. She became one of the first in Russia. There has been economic growth, the first factory.

Modern Kazan - beautiful capital of Tatarstan.

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". Vnizhney 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

The image of the city panorama on the bank of the river, above - coat of arms of the city of Kazan, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", at the bottom - "КАЗАНЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2005 5,000,000 - Unknown