Coin Sverdlovsk region

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 978 56.2/57 5514-0054

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor E. I. Novikova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date July 16, 2008
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

Sverdlovsk region located where Asia and Europe meet, within the mining of the Ural Mountains. It covers the northern and middle part of the Ural Mountains, and in part of the West Siberian Plain. The Ural mountains are rich larder of different minerals. It keeps all - asbestos, bauxite, iron, gold, nickel, platinum, precious stones.

The region's economy is developing at the expense of the mining and metallurgical industries, is launched production of ammunition and armored vehicles. Through the Sverdlovsk region paved road, air and rail routes, including the Trans-Siberian Railway. In Yekaterinburg, the capital of the region, is an international airport.

Sverdlovsk region is the region attracts many tourists. There are many resorts that use in the treatment of mud, sapropel, mineral water. For tourists open museum exhibitions devoted to the natural wealth of the Urals and the famous people who have glorified this land - the author of the Ural tales Pavel Bazhov, Mamin-Siberian writer, composer PI Tchaikovsky.

Well developed eco-tourism. In the region there are 500 monuments of nature: botanical, geological, geomorphological, hydrological and landscape. Attracting tourists and the national park "Deer Streams" formed in 1999. Interesting for speleotourists caves present in the valleys of the river Iset, Chusovaya and Serga.

In Yekaterinburg, a unique religious shrine associated with the loss of family members of Nicholas II - Memorial Church on Blood in Honor of All Saints was erected at the site of the former Ipatiev house.

The region was born a long time and worked BN Yeltsin was elected the first president of Russia.

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 "2008" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The image of the emblem of the Sverdlovsk region, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "СВЕРДЛОВСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2008 5,000,000 - Unknown
SPMD, 2008 5,000,000 - Unknown