Coin Udmurt republic

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 975 56.2/58 5514-0052

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date March 14, 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

The coin is dedicated Udmurtia - the country, which is part of the Russian Federation, located in the Middle Urals (in the western region). Udmurtia is located between the large rivers Vyatka and Kama. When you hear the name of Udmurtia, an association with dense spruce and pine forests, cold and snowy winters, multiple mineral springs and springs, as well as the sincere people from the local population.

Udmurts gave the name to this district. They are the indigenous people of the Kama region. Until the 15th century the Udmurts living in the north, belonged to the Moscow State and the inhabitants of the south - to the Kazan Khanate. After the conquest of Kazan in 1552 they autocrat Ivan the Terrible became part of the state. In the 17-18 centuries it was built the first weapon of the enterprise on the orders of Alexander I. It was Votkinsk and the Izhevsk arms factory. In 1889, Udmurtia has got the railway.

Modern Udmurtia dates back to the 1920s. Then Votskaya Autonomous Region was established.

One of the largest companies in the region - Izhevsk arms factory produces small arms for the whole country (including the Kalashnikov assault rifle). Interestingly, the creator, Mikhail Kalashnikov with 1948 lives in Izhevsk - the capital of Udmurtia. Republic is also famous for its mineral wealth, including major oil takes place. Even in Soviet times, large deposits have been explored, which are being developed today.

Udmurtia became the home for the actress OL Olga Knipper, the composer Tchaikovsky, Galina Kulakova (4 times champion of the Olympic Games), Olympic champions Vladimir Medvedtseva T.Tihonova and many other famous people who have glorified this region not only in our country.

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

Emblem of the Udmurt Republic, along the rim - inscriptions: at the top - "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom - "УДМУРТСКАЯ РЕСПУБЛИКА".

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Circulation

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