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The Moscow Kremlin and Red Square

Series:Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage
Date of Issue
01/08/2006
Catalogue number
5221-0011
Russia in the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage
Date of Issue
01/08/2006
Catalogue number
5221-0011
Denomination
10 000 rubles
Quality
Proof-like
Metal, fineness
Gold 999/1000
Total weight, g
1001.1 (+4.60)
Fine metal content not less than, g
1000.0
Diameter, mm
100.0 (±0.80)
Thickness, mm
8.50 (±0.40)
Mintage, pcs
150

Obverse

in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed bу а circle of dots and inscriptions, above - the denomination: "ДЕСЯТЬ ТЫСЯЧ РУБЛЕЙ" (TEN THOUSAND RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal, its fineness and the mint trade mark, in the centre – the уеаr of issue "2006 г." (2006), to the right - the fine metal content and the ordinal number sign of the coin №___.

Reverse

against the background of Moscow’s outlines– the Great Kremlin Palace, in the background – cathedrals and the Bell Tower of Ivan the Great, in the foreground – towers and the fortress wall. The inscription on the matted field at the top along the rim – "МОСКОВСКИЙ КРЕМЛЬ И КРАСНАЯ ПЛОЩАДЬ" (THE MOSCOW KREMLIN AND RED SQUARE), at the bottom – stylized image of the fortress wall, towers and church cupolas.

Authors

The artist: A.D. Schablykin.
The sculptor: S.V. Yerokhina.
Moscow Mint (MМД).
The edge: 360 corrugations.

The Moscow Kremlin has been formed during many centenaries. Today it is one of the world biggest architectural ensembles with plentiful depository of historical relicts, cultural and art monuments. The architectural ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin is enrolled into the List of the UNESCO World Culture and Nature Heritage.

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