Coin Rostov region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 970 56.2/47 5514-0043

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date June 4, 2007
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

Rostov region, which is the subject of this coin is in the south of European Russia. The capital region is the city of Rostov-on-Don. Its population exceeds one million people.

The ancient Greeks land at Don called Scythia. Russian chronicles the 14-15 centuries, began to call him "Wild Field" or just "Paul". With the 16 century, when Ivan the Terrible called Don Cossack tenure, this area and was called.

The heyday of the Cossack freemen fell exactly on this territory. Ataman of the Don Cossacks word was law for all. In this case all the posts here have been elected. The main values of the Cossacks had the courage, dignity and honor. Cossacks were allowed to carry the old style clothes and beards. They shall not pay the king's tax to give the royal salary. Their task was to protect the southern borders of Russia.

In all the wars that led the state from 17 to 20 century, the Cossacks took part. In addition, they became pioneers in the Far East, Siberia and the North. When the Civil War came, the Cossacks was divided. And he touched split families, friends, relatives. This process is described in detail in the novel "And Quiet Flows the Don". It is the biggest tragedy of heroic local places has not been fully exhausted. Don Cossacks during the Great Patriotic War was waiting Decossackization during the occupation by the Nazis. Full recovery waited long edge of the Cossacks after the war - only in the 60s.

On the Don very developed agriculture thanks to the legendary chernozems. In addition, there is a heavy engineering, automotive, coal industry.

In this land of many celebrities were born: AP Chekhov, Sholokhov, FV Tokarev, Faina Ranevskaya, Rostislav Plyatt Evgenia Glushchenko, Zinaida Sharko, Sergei Zhigunov and others.

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 "2007" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the emblem of Rostov region, at the ring on the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "РОСТОВСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2007 10,000,000 - Unknown