Coin Republic of Tatarstan
|Artist||A. D. Schablykin|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||February 18, 2006|
|Weight||8.4 г .|
|Diameter||27 мм .|
|Thickness||2.1 мм .|
|Metal||Bi-metal (Ring - brass, disk - Melchior)|
|Edge||Ribbed with the inscription (300 corrugations and two inscriptions "10 РУБЛЕЙ", separated by two asterisks)|
Republic of Tatarstan - one of the largest administrative regions in Russia. It is located in the basins of the Volga and Kama rivers at their confluence. The geographical position of the republic very well. On its territory flowing large navigable rivers, comfortable paved highways and railways that connect regions with Moscow. Tatarstan has a rich history and culture of a multinational that make it an attractive place for tourism and leisure travel.
The first state formation occurred in the territory of the Tatar Republic more than a thousand years ago. At the end of the 8th century of the Khazars in the Kama Bulgars settled, who founded the Volga Bulgaria. The capital was the city of Bulgar. The state of the Bulgars for those times was enormous. It extended from the coast of the White Sea to the Caspian Sea.
In 1236, the year the first Volga Bulgars took the brunt of the Mongol invasion. Bulgaria became part of the Golden Horde, and its inhabitants have become conquerors called the Chinese nickname "Tata". Gradually, the old name of the disappeared people, and in the Russian language is firmly established the word "Tatars".
In the 1438th year in the territory between the Volga and the Kama came Khanate with its capital in the city of Kazan. It lasted until 1552, the year when it was conquered by Ivan the Terrible archers.
In 1708, the year formed the Kazan province, which in 1920 marked the beginning of the Tatar Autonomous Republic.
Modern Tatarstan - a place where forgotten historical confusions among peoples. Here peacefully coexist multi-ethnic and religious tolerance, which has become a symbol of the only ecumenical church in the world. Its architecture includes the features of the Orthodox Church, the Muslim mosque and the Jewish synagogue.
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 "2005" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.
The image of the Republic of Tatarstan coat of arms, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РЕСПУБЛИКА ТАТАРСТАН".