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Town of Veliky Ustyug (the XIIth century), Vologda Region

Series:Ancient Towns of Russia
Date of Issue
01.10.2007
Catalogue number
5514-0049
Ancient Towns of Russia
Date of Issue
01.10.2007
Catalogue number
5514-0049
Denomination
10 rubles
Quality
UNC
Alloy: ring/disk
brass/cupronickel
Total weight, g
Fine metal content not less than, g
Diameter, mm
27.0
Thickness, mm
Mintage, pcs
5,000,000

Obverse

in the center of the disc – the indication of the face value of the coin «10 РУБЛЕЙ» (10 RUBLES). Inside of the figure «0» — hidden pictures of the figure «10» and of the inscription «РУБ» (RUB) visible by turns on changing angle of vision. In the lower part of the disc — the mint trade mark. In the upper part of the ring — the inscription along the rim: «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA), in the lower one — the year of issue «2007 г.» (2007), to the left and to the right — stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse

in the centre – the image of the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Court, over it – the coat of arms of the Town of Veliky Ustyug; in the foreground – a river, to the left – a birch; inscriptions along the rim: on top – «ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ» (ANCIENT TOWNS OF RUSSIA), below – «ВЕЛИКИЙ УСТЮГ» (TOWN OF VELIKY USTYUG).

Authors

The artist and sculptor: A.D. Schablykin
Moscow and Saint Petersburg Mints (ММД and СПМД).
The edge: 300 corrugations and the inscription «ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ» (TEN RUBLES) recurring twice and divided by asterisks.

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