Coin Entry into the Russian Federation, Republic of Crimea

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1523 Unknown 5714-0040

Authors

Sculptor F. S. Andronov
Artist S. V. Sutyagin

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 27, 2014
Weight 5.63 г .
Diameter 22 мм .
Thickness 2.2 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
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

The Crimean peninsula for its warm climate and the convenience of geographical location in the ancient times attracted people to its territory. This area was inhabited at different times of the Scythians, Sarmatians, brand. Already in the V century BC. e. Quarantine Bay on the banks settled the Greeks, who arrived here from Herculean Pont and founded the city of Chersonese (the territory of present Sevastopol). Very quickly, the city-state grew to a major center, which had an influence on the northern Black Sea region. The rise and decline succeeded each other until finally Hersonissos has not lost its influence in the 10th century.

In the 10th century, the Crimea is subject to the Byzantine Empire, and from the Slavic peoples is cut by numerous nomadic Polovtsy. In the 13th century here invaded by hordes of Batu Khan. And after the Golden Horde broke up, in 1443, the year there was the Crimean Khanate.

From 1475 till 1774-th years of the Crimean Peninsula, a part of the Ottoman Empire as Kefinsky Eyalet (province). Hersonissos by this time was completely destroyed. The Turks used the land as a platform for further incursions into the territory of the Russian, Ukrainians, Poles.

The 18th century brought on the Crimean territory Russian war against the Turks, which resulted in the Crimean Khanate actually came under the rule of the Russian Empire.

In 1854, the year the waters of the Black Sea fleet invaded the British and French ships. Almost a year to continue the battle for possession of the Crimea. Black Sea Fleet sailors showed great heroism and courage in battle.

The subsequent history has always linked the Crimea, and Russia. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the peninsula remained in the Ukraine. And on March 18, 2014. The contract was signed on joining the Russian state of the Republic of Crimea.

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 of "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the circle along the rim - the inscription at the top: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2014" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Against the background of the contour shape of the Crimean peninsula in the center - the date "18.03.2014" on the right - the relief image of the architectural monument "Swallow's Nest" near Gaspra, along the rim - the inscription at the top: "РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ", below: "РЕСПУБЛИКА КРЫМ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2014 10,000,000 - Unknown