The Map

The Map

The Map

Series: The Window into Europe

Catalogue Number: 5221-0005

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Date of issue: 31.01.2003
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 "2003 ." (2003), to the right - the fine metal content and the ordinal number sign of the coin ___.

The reverse: in the cartouche - a stylised picture of a map: at the bottom to the left - symbolic picture of the Sides of the world, under it - the Vyborg Fortress, a sailing ship, the inscription on the scroll: "" (VYBORG), lower - the Kronstadt Fortress, a sailing ship, coastal defences, the inscription on a ribbon: "" (KRONSTADT", at the top to the right - the view of factory buildings with the inscription on the scroll: "" (PETROZAVODSK), lower - the view of the Shlisselburg Fortress with the inscription on the scroll: "" (SHLISSELBURG), in the centre, at the bottom - the view of the Peter and Paul Fortress, under it - the inscription on a ribbon: "-" (SAINT PETERSBURG).

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