The Centenary of Parliamentarianism in Russia

The Centenary of Parliamentarianism in Russia

The Centenary of Parliamentarianism in Russia

Catalogue Number: 5221-0010

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Date of issue: 03.04.2006
Denomination: 10000 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: gold, 999/1000
Total weight, G: 1000.00
Diameter, mm: 100,0 (0,80)
Thickness, mm: 8,50 (0,40)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: in the centre - the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it - the semicircular inscription " " (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed b circle of dots and inscriptions, above - the denomination: " " (TEN THOUSAND RUBLES), below: to the left - indications of the precious metal, its fineness and the mint trade mark, in the centre the r of issue "2006 ." (2006), to the right - the fine metal content and the ordinal number sign of the coin ___.

The reverse: to the left a scroll with the Supreme Manifest of the Russian Emperor Nicholas II, higher proletarians on barricades, to the right the sessions hall of the Tavrichesky Palace in St. Petersburg. The inscription along the rim "100- " (THE CENTENARY OF PARLIAMENTARIANISM IN RUSSIA).

The artist: S.A. Kornilov.
The sculptor: A.S. Khazov.
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 360 corrugations.

The Manifest of October 17, 1905 "On Improving the State Practice", signed by Nicholas II in a moment of the highest activity of the all Russian October political strike, proclaimed civil freedoms of speech, conscience, assembly and association as well as creating the legislative State Duma (Russian Parliament) representing the hole population. The opening of sessions of the first State Duma was held on April 27, 1906.