Coin Altai Republic

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 938 56.2/42 5514-0038

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 19, 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

Altai Republic, which is the subject of this coin, is located in the southern part of the western area of Siberia. Its neighbors are the eastern states - Mongolia, and China. Here beautiful nature, breathtaking. The deep and narrow river valleys bordering the high mountain ranges, creating an unforgettable experience. At the edge of numerous lakes. Here is the highest mountain peak in Siberia Beluga, whose height is 4506 meters.

Another important landmark nature of the region - Lake Teletskoe. Its depth reaches the impressive figure of 325 meters.

If you delve into history, we can find out that the Republic of Altai is the home of all the Turkic peoples living around the globe. Back in 552 BC Turks khanate was created - state creation. In these territories the primary language of the Turkic people was formed, which became the basis for the creation of many modern languages. It is because in modern linguistic science and appeared definition "Altai language family." It includes the major language groups: Tungus, Japanese-Korean, Turkish-Mongolian.

The main source of cash flow of the Altai Republic is a tourist activity. To enjoy the beautiful landscapes the region, as well as the rest, local places visited by a million people every year. After all, there can be exciting and fun to relax. For tourists:

  • Educational tours;
  • Ecological travel;
  • Hikes of various kinds: horseback riding, hiking, climbing, water.
  • Hunting and fishing.
  • Beautiful nature reserves, breathtaking with its greatness and naturalness.

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

Coat of Arms of the Republic of Altai image, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РЕСПУБЛИКА АЛТАЙ".

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Circulation

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