Coin Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 749 56.2/11 5514-0013


Artist A. V. Baklanov
Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 12, 2002
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 200 years of education in the Russian ministries
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

An early precursor of the modern management of the Ministry of Finance acted as the royal treasury, which was first introduced in Russia by Tsar Ivan the Terrible. It was he who first decided to form the Order of the Grand Treasury, which is in charge of her income in taxes.

Later Financial public authorities engaged in the great Russian reformer Peter I. He shared all the activities related with money, on separate branches:-board cameras, audit-board, shtats-offices-board and board of Commerce.

In 1780, the year in accordance with the decree of Catherine II the Great expedition of the income of the state was formed. It was the first official body that is in charge of public finances. The expedition was divided into 4 separate vetvi.Kazhdaya of them had its own powers and functions: one dealt source of income, and the other - spending, third - audit of the accounts and the fourth - the collection of arrears and shortfalls. At the head of the expedition was the Attorney-General.

Alexander I in 1802, the year was established a unified system of executive bodies. Among the set of official organizations take their place and the Ministry of Finance.

The competence of the modern Ministry of Finance is a huge list of questions and problems, ranging from the presentation and execution of the state budget, and, finishing, regulation of financial markets and the problems of public debt. From the integrity and expertise of its employees depends, ultimately, financial freedom and well-being of the inhabitants of the vast country.

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 "2002" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

In the center - the logo of the Ministry of Finance of the image of the Russian Federation, on the rim - "МИНИСТЕРСТВО ФИНАНСОВ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2002 5,000,000 - Unknown