Coin Republic of Buryatia

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1292 56.2/79 5514-0077

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date May 21, 2011
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

The Republic of Buryatia is located in the heart of Asia, occupying the eastern and southern coast of Lake Baikal. Buryatia is a federal unit of Russia. In ancient times, there already existed an advanced civilization of the nomads, marked the 13 th century, the beginning of the Great Mongol Empire, when Genghis Khan was able to consolidate his power most nations of Central Asia. In this historical period the Buryats and other peoples of Transbaikalia with the Mongols participated in the conquest wars of Genghis Khan.

In the 16th century began the development of Siberia by the Russian Empire. Cossacks led by Ermak moved farther to the Urals, to the east, raising on his way Russian fortresses, settlements and towns. In 1666, the year was based on the river Uda fortress, subsequently overgrown to a major shopping city Verkhneudinsk now bears the name of Ulan-Ude. This is the modern capital of the Buryat Republic.

The geographical position of the Republic of Buryatia has allowed to form a completely unique nature. Baikal - mostly mountainous terrain, cut off from the world's oceans influence remoteness inland, as well as numerous mountain ranges of the Himalayas and Tibet. Here there was a harsh climate with large temperature variations. Buryatia is located in the permafrost zone. Short cool summer and prevents develop agriculture. But its subsoil rich in mineral deposits. Currently it is developed in Buryatia more than 700 deposits of various mineral resources.

The pearl of Buryatia is Baikal. Its unique nature reserve and is considered to be included in 1996 by UNESCO in the World Heritage list.

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 "2011" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the emblem of the Republic of Buryatia, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РЕСПУБЛИКА БУРЯТИЯ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2011 9,300,000 - Unknown