Coin The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 941 56.2/40 56.2/40


Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date October 6, 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

Republic of Sakha, or Yakutia - the largest area of the Russian administration. Along with this, it is one of the least populated regions, t. To. Almost half of its territory is within the Arctic Circle. Yakutia is located in the northeast Siberian Plain. This provides it with very cold climate conditions. The coldest place in the world - cold pole in Oymyakon - is located here. Almost everywhere the lands of the Republic of Sakha - is permafrost.

The man lived in the territory of modern Yakutia already in the Paleolithic. The first camp of people, archaeologists have found in the middle reaches of the Lena River. They date from 300 thousand. Up to 3 million years ago. Although the finding of the remains in the permafrost causes controversy among scientists about their antiquity. The biggest indigenous people - Yakut - gave the name of the region (original name of the people sounds "saha").

Russian came to Yakutia in 1623, the year, and already in 1632, the year the first Russian fort, which gave rise to the city of Yakutsk was founded. This date is considered to be the moment of entry of the region into the Russian Empire. Over the years, Yakutia has been a place of exile politicians. There were serving term Social Democrats, populists, the Decembrists, members of the Polish uprising and others.

After the October Revolution Yakutia interested in a territory with a rich gold deposits (deposits of Aldan). At the mouth of the Lena River in the 30s Tiksi port was built, it began shipping during the Northern Sea Route to previously inaccessible areas came civilization. And in the 50 years of the twentieth century, known today around the world diamond deposits were discovered in Yakutia. This has led to the development and the development of the region.

In 1990 it was declared a sovereign Republic of Sakha.

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 Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РЕСПУБЛИКА САХА (ЯКУТИЯ)".




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