Coin Leningrad region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 887 56.2/29 5514-0028

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date February 6, 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

On the territory of modern Leningrad region the first people settled as far back as the Mesolithic period, immediately after the retreat of the glacier. In the middle of the first millennium there lived Finno-Ugric tribes, major fisheries were hunting and fishing, and later agriculture and animal husbandry. The first Slavs settled on the land in the 8th century.

Approximately 750-year old Slavic settlement emerged Ladoga, which is 9-10 x century became the center of the origin and formation of Russian statehood. At the end of the 10th century Ladoga lost its value due to the development and prosperity of the Novgorod principality. Until the 13th century, these lands were part of the Novgorod region.

In the 13-14-s centuries in the Northern Territory Novgorodchiny were regular skirmishes with the Livonian Order and the Swedes for the possession of this region. In 1240, the year a battle on the Neva, where the Swedes suffered a crushing defeat. And later, with the purpose of defense of the Russian state, it was built fortress Oreshek, Korela, Tiversky town Koporje and others.

Since January 1478, the year this area, as part of the Novgorod State became part of the Moscow principality. After joining the North-West edge of the scribes were held in Moscow, which brought in scribe books all the information about the population and settlements. Many of the city of Leningrad region count its history and from those dates.

At the beginning of the 17th century this area was conquered by Sweden. In Russia, she returned only as a result of the Northern War, which was conducted by Peter I. He also founded and built a city on the Neva River - the new capital of Russia - St. Petersburg.

In 1708, the year in the areas adjacent to the new capital of the territories Ingrian province was formed, which was renamed several times, and became known as the Leningrad region in 1927, the year.

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

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

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Circulation

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