Coin Murom


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 817 56.2/17 5514-0017


Sculptor L. S. Kamshilov
Artist A. S. Kunats


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date December 15, 2003
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

Murom - one of the most ancient cities of Russia. He grew up on the river Oka, on seven hills on the left bank. The indigenous population of the territory was the Finno-Ugric tribe "Murom", which gave the city its name. One version of the translation of the word "Murom" - a place of fun, singing.

By the 862 th year, Murom became a major town, which is mentioned in the chronicles as a town, are subject to Rurik.

Murom grew up in the woods, surrounded by rivers, rich in fish and game. Rich crafts furs and wild honey was allowed to profitable trade with their neighbors. But his wealth attracted enemies, who were not averse to profit a good catch. In 1088, the year the city was captured by the Volga Bulgars, and in 1096, the year waged internecine war for Muromskaya possession.

Independent principality was established only in 1127, the year when Prince Yaroslav. And in 1198, the year in Murom formed Diocese, who later moved to Ryazan.

During the invasion of Batu Khan and the Mongol hordes, Murom in 1293, the year has been burned to the ground. Rebuild the city only in 1351-th year, and in 1392, the year is attached to the prince of Moscow, Moscow.

In the mid-16th century, the city erected the first stone buildings, Murom became a major center of handicrafts. There were working on tanning, blacksmithing and flourished tailor's craft appeared jewelery workshops.

The face of modern Murom was formed in the 19th century. After a major fire in 1792-m and 1805 m respectively, destroyed all wooden buildings, gradually rebuilt the city on a new regular plan. But the city was not able to restore the former importance and grandeur. He remained nice and pretty provincial town that has a lot of historical monuments, museums and precious historical objects.

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 "2003" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Images churches, drowning in the greenery of the trees, above - two coats of arms of the city of Murom, in the foreground - a river and a fisherman in a boat along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", at the bottom - "МУРОМ".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2003 5,000,000 - Unknown