Coin Tver region
|Artist||A. D. Schablykin|
|Sculptor||I. I. Kopytkin|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||February 6, 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)|
Tver region - one of the ancient regions of Russia. Cities area are the oldest - Bezhetsk, Torzhok, Tver, Toropets. A lot of historical and architectural monuments survived to the present day. Many legends and stories exist on local attractions. For example, one legend tells that the lake Brosno lives enormous unknown animal. Another legend says that the famous the lost library of Ivan III the Terrible, the basis of which made the rare Greek and Roman manuscripts, hidden in caves Staritsky on Tverskaya land.
Located in the area of the East European Plain. The main resource of the region is the huge number of rivers (more than 800) and lakes (over 1700). On the territory of the watershed basins of the Baltic Sea and the Caspian Sea. Here, take the source of major rivers such as the Volga, Tvertsa, Western Dvina, Bear. The total length of over 17,000 km of rivers. There is a large lake - Seliger. Nature is typical for the average Russian bands, attracts the eye with its discreet shy beauty.
Land of the Tver region is poor in minerals. There are small deposits of brown coal (Moscow Basin), peat and limestone. In the depths of the layers are fresh and mineral water. The most famous brand "Kashinskaya".
In 1796, the year it became the province of Tver Viceroyalty. There lived many noble families, gave Russia a number of political, military and cultural figures. The province existed until 1929, but then was transformed into a region.
Since 1935, the area was called Kalinin, and then in 1990 she returned to its original name.
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 emblem of the Tver region, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "ТВЕРСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ".