Coin Lipetsk region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 993 56.2/48 5514-0046

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date August 16, 2007
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

The coin is dedicated to the ancient Russian land - Lipetsk region. There were many cities long. Most of them were subjected to destruction. However, some managed to survive. For example, Dobrinskaya (now the village of Good), dace, Dubok (now the village of Oaks), Old Mound (today Bogorodskoye). After the expulsion of the economic Mongol armies began to revive the region. To build the city-fortress, as well as a serious defensive object - Belgorod defense line. It passed through the territory of the Lipetsk region.

At the end of the 17th century it was built the first steel mills in the province. Naturally there were working nearby villages. One of them was the Lipetsk settlement. It was the beginning of the city of Lipetsk, the capital of the Lipetsk region.

Lipetsk land has always been the granary of Russia. It is beautiful black soil. Once you have created by Peter the Great Navy, as well as the regular army, Lipetsk region became the main supplier of flax, hemp and wool. For them those days required a lot for the military industry.

134 Hero of the Soviet Union, defending the homeland from the Nazis, were originally from the Lipetsk region.

In addition, Lipetsk land has been the birthplace of many famous people: the domestic electrical Lodygin, Laureate in Physics Nobel Prize NG Basov, founder of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics SA Chaplygin, a nuclear physicist VS Fursova, Hero of the Soviet Union and members of the expedition to the Arctic MV Vodopiyanov composer TN Khrennikov, the famous geographer PP Semenov-Tyan-Shan, writer MM Prishvina, ideologue of Marxist doctrine GV Plekhanov, as well as many others.

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 "2007" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Emblem of the Lipetsk region, according to the circumference of the ring - the inscription: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "ЛИПЕЦКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2007 10,000,000 - Unknown