Coin Olonets

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 157 Unknown 5714-0056

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date May 8, 2017
Weight 7.9 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series The ancient cities of Russia
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed (300 corrugations)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Olonets is one of the most ancient settlements of Karelia. The site of an ancient man, discovered in the lower reaches of the Olonka River (the Ladoga Lake basin) is dated by archaeologists 3-2 millennium BC. e.

For the first time in written sources, Olonets is mentioned in the note to the Statute of the Novgorod prince Svyatoslav Olgovich. The charter itself dates from 1137. However, modern historians date the postscript XIII century, and the first mention is 1228, when Olonets mentioned records in several annals.

Obverse description

On the disc in the center is the denomination of the coin: "10 РУБЛЕЙ", inside the number "0" - hidden, alternately when the angle of view of the image is changed to "10" and the inscription "РУБ", at the bottom - the mint trade mark; on the ring at the top - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the year of issue "2017", on the left and on the right - stylized branches of plants, transferring to the disk.

Reverse description

Architectural panorama of the city, above - the coat of arms of the city of Olonets, on the circumference on the ring - inscriptions, above: "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", below: "ОЛОНЕЦ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2017 5,000,000 - Unknown