Coin Primorsky region


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 940 56.2/38 5514-0034


Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor I. I. Kopytkin


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date October 7, 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

In the south-east of Russia on an area of about 165 square kilometers along the western shore of the Sea of Japan stretches Primor, bordering also with Korea and China.

In winter, Primorye, the weather is cold with little precipitation and the summer descend to earth typhoons and cyclones, causing great damage to the national economy.

Almost a thousand years BC, the colonization of the eastern lands. People fished, collected plants and cultivated grain. From the eighth to the thirteenth century on these territories succeeded each other three eastern states: Bohai, East Jin and Xia. Vyrostayut town developed crafts and trade. growth during the change period of decline following the Mongol invasion, which destroyed and ruined Primorye.

The structure of Russian land Primor began to enter the second half of the nineteenth century. Some people moved to these lands voluntarily, others were forced to settle there by order of the authorities. The end of XIX - early XX centuries marked the edge of the opening of the Oriental Institute in Vladivostok, the capital of the region, and start-up of rail traffic in St. Petersburg.

With the final victory of the communists in the 30s, Koreans and Chinese who flooded the territory of edge at the beginning of the century, had been deported, and their place was taken by the inhabitants of Siberia, the central and western regions of the USSR, the GULAG prisoners.

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the economic reforms of modern times considerably worsened the situation of the Primorsky region. Agriculture and maritime transport fell into disrepair. The residents have been migrating to richer and prosperous regions.

In the last decade Primorye received a new round of development in connection with the APEC summit and significant cash infusions into the regional economy.

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 "2006" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the emblem of the Primorsky region, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "ПРИМОРСКИЙ КРАЙ".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2006 10,000,000 - Unknown