Coin Staraya Russa


Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 131 Unknown 5714-0052


Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date June 28, 2016
Weight 5.63 г .
Diameter 22 мм .
Thickness 2.2 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Cities of Military Glory
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Brass plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribber with smooth sections (6 sections 5 and 6 of the reef sections 7 riffs, interspersed with smooth sections 12)
Shape Round

Detailed description

City Staraya Russa originated in ancient times. There is an ancient tradition, that its founder was Prince Rus, brother of Prince words, a descendant of Scythian prince. And until 1552, the year the city was called Ruz.

The exact date of the formation of a settlement at the confluence of Porus and Polist to still debate. Historical written sources mentioned the city in 1167, the year, but there is evidence that even in the middle of the 11th century there was a village in the Southern Ilmen.

In the 11-12 th centuries it was already a developed city, which had a distinctive culture. There were lined with wooden bridge, the population engaged in crafts, salt production and trade.

In 1192, the year the abbot Martire, the future Archbishop of Novgorod, founded here Transfiguration Monastery. Two years later, the city burnt a huge fire, and another six - built the first stone building - the Transfiguration Cathedral. At the turn of 12-13 centuries in the city built defensive fortifications.

At the end of the 15th century Rus became part of the Moscow principality. Ivan the Terrible during his reign introduced in Staraya Russa list oprichnina land, which saved her from terror and plunder.

In the 16th century, the city came in the days of decline. In 1581, the year he was captured and almost completely burned Lithuanian-Polish forces. In less than thirty years, there have been groups of False Dmitry II. This was followed by the Swedish occupation. In 1617, the year the population of Staraya Russa was only 38 people.

Restoration of the city began in the reign of Peter I.

Today Staraya Russa is the administrative center in the Novgorod region, home to a historical and architectural monuments. The city was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War I level.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ", inside the numbers "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing the image of the angle of the number "10" and the inscription "РУБ", along the edge at the top - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - year of issue "2016", to the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak, under it - the mint trademark.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the city of Staraya Russa, on him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "СТАРАЯ РУССА".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2016 10,000,000 - Unknown