Date of issue: 27.09.2004
Catalogue number: 5221-0007
Total weight, G
content not less than, G
10 000 rubles
in the centre – the Emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, lower – the semicircular inscription – «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim: at the top – «ДЕСЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ» (TEN THOUSAND RUBLES), at the bottom – the year of issue «2004», the letters to the left indicate the metal sign, the fineness and the mint trade mark, to the right – the finemetal content and the ordinal number sign of the coin «№ ___».
the image of a running reindeer's buck and bitch with a cub against the background of the polar lights. The inscription at the top along the rim – «СОХРАНИМ НАШ МИР» (PROTECT OUR WORLD), at the bottom – stylized pictures of a northern pattern.
The artist: A.S. Kunats, A.V. Baklanov.
The sculptor: S.V. Smirnov.
Moscow Mint (ММД).
The edge: 360 corrugations.
The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) inhabiting the tundra and taiga of the Polar Region,Southern Siberia, Far East, the islands of thePolar area practices season migrations in herds.The Reindeer is entered into the Red Data Bookof the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources