Russia 10-RUBLES (Y1470) Snow Leopard
This coin is from 'The Russian Federation' series, a series of coins that started in 2005 with each celebrating a region of Russia.
This issue is for the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, featuring a Snow Leopard on its coat of arms.
An iconic inhabitant of the Caucasus mountains, the Snow Leopard is now seriously endangered. The leopard has been a symbol of bravery and courage dating back to the nomadic Alans who settled the area in the 7th century.
- Diameter: 27 mm
- Composition: Copper-Nickel in Brass ring
- CAT#: Y1470