Coin Orel Region


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 890 56.2/32 5514-0030


Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor V. M. Nikishchenko


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date February 25, 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

Orel Region is located in the heart of the East European Plain. The most important wealth of the region is fertile arable land. Not once Orlovschina provided bread not only neighboring regions but also the whole of Russia.

Orlovschina - the heart of ancient Russia. Here in the VIII-IX centuries arose and developed ancient town except Mtsensk, Novosil.

In September 1566, the year was founded Orel Fortress. The fortress was built by Ivan the Terrible to defend the southern border from the raids of nomadic peoples and the attacks of the Crimean Tatars. Not once in the course of military conflicts the fortress was destroyed, but it was reduced again. Subsequently, it became a city of Orel.

To defend fortresses except for the province was laid Most defense line. It is an ancient fortification, which was a specially carved out plots in the forest - "the brush". They were left to a narrow track. Zasechny - As it is only one person could move. As a result, forest belt was completely unsuitable for the passage of cavalry, and in some places even a foot troops.

Orlovschina with its fertile land attracted the noble families who willingly settled here. Classical Russian aristocratic culture was formed in the region. A lot of famous people, artists, writers and poets were born and raised here, and glorified this land in their works. Everyone knows the names of LN Andreev, Ivan Turgenev, Tyutchev, M. Prishvina, IA Bunin, AA Fet and 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 "2005" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Emblem of the Orel region, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "ОРЛОВСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".




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