Coin Ryazhsk

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 824 56.2/21 5514-0021

Authors

Artist A. V. Baklanov
Sculptor I. I. Kopytkin

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 6, 2004
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series The ancient cities of Russia
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

On the steep bank of the river Hupta 117 kilometers south of the ancient city of Ryazan is Ryazhsk. The first mention in the annals of takes us to 1502. Then dragged on Ryasskomu field dragged from the river toward becoming Hupty Cassock river, small merchant ships transporting bread and honey, furs and wax, thus connecting the Oka and Don.

The settlement had the status of a fortress to defend the south Russian land from the Nogai and Crimean Tatars. From the town of Cossack units were sent to the steppe to carry the guard service. Initially, the basis of the population were service people, who, in addition to military service, doing crafts and traded. Eventually there were settlements around the fortress and planted to serve the visiting folk. Houses there were better and richer, and settled in them officials, nobles and boyars.

Ryazhsk participated in the peasant revolts of Bolotnikov and Razin. In 1724, near the city opened a large coal deposit. Polk Ryazhskaya participated in major military campaigns of XVIII-XIX centuries, fought in the war with Bonaparte.

A new round of development has given the construction in the middle of the 19th century railway. Ryazhsk become a significant hub at the intersection of the Syzran-Vyazma and Ryazan-Ural branch of the railway.

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. At the top of koltsapo circumference - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2004" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants perehodyaschiena drive.

Reverse description

Images of church on the left - coat of arms of Ryazhskaya in the foreground - an overpass along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ" at the bottom - "РЯЖСК".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2004 5,000,000 - Unknown