Coin Velikiy Novgorod


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1387 55.02/19 5714-0019


Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date December 5, 2012
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

Father of Russian towns called Veliky Novgorod. The first freestyle Republic feudal Russia was on the territory of Novgorod. In 1242 Novgorod won a famous victory in the Battle on the Ice. Time of Troubles in Veliky Novgorod experienced Swedish occupation, survived where only 527 people.

Ancient city escaped the invasion of the Tatar-Mongol, saving from destruction of architectural monuments of pre-Mongol. However, most unique buildings of Novgorod architecture was destroyed during the fascist German occupation from 15.08.1941 on 01.20.1944 years. Hitler's henchmen destroyed all industrial buildings, museums, libraries, hospitals, schools, water supply and power destroyed. Of the 48 thousand citizens by the end of the occupation in the village left 51 people.

Novgorod area was released by the enemies in the beginning of 1944 after the Novgorod-Luga and Leningrad-Novgorod Offensive.

The ancient city was right to be called the "City of Military Glory" in October 2008.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination 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 circle along the rim - the inscription at the top: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2012" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the city of Veliky Novgorod, on him, on tape - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ВЕЛИКИЙ НОВГОРОД".




Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2012 10,000,000 - Unknown