Coin Republic of North Ossetia (Alania)

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1470 56.2/82 5514-0080

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date October 31, 2013
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 tenth century BC. e. the rich and fertile lands of the people settled in North Ossetia today. These lands and forests were chosen for their beauty, abundant, clean mountain rivers, blooming meadows, gray peaks of the Caucasus. The ancient inhabitants of abundant edge united in the IX century BC. e. Alania in the prosperous powerful nation.

In a grim time of the invasion of the Mongols and the Tatars State Alan was looted, the invaders destroyed the city, expelling the population high in the mountains. In the XVIII century, descendants of the ancient Alans appealed to the Russian emperor with a desire to enter into the Russian Empire. Brave Ossetian soldiers have always defended the land of their fathers and cordons Russia by fighting for it as wholeheartedly as the Russian soldiers.

Today's North Ossetia - Alania - administrative-territorial unit of the Southern Federal District. The boundaries of this republic are on the central Caucasus and the northern spurs of the Main Caucasian ridge. The area of the territory of the republic of modern Ossetians and Alan - 7971 square kilometer.

Rich natural world, plants and animals of North Ossetia-Alania in the whole diversity present in the North Ossetian republic reserve. Here, scientists are reviving populations of bison and ibrisa (Snow Leopard), which represents the Ossetians state, the greatness and respect for authority.

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 "2013" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

Emblem of the Republic Picture of North Ossetia-Alania, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РЕСПУБЛИКА СЕВЕРНАЯ ОСЕТИЯ-АЛАНИЯ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2013 10,000,000 - Unknown