Russia 10-RUBLES (Y886)
Russia 10-RUBLES (Y886)

Russia 10-RUBLES (Y886) Horse, Basilisk

This coin is from 'The Russian Federation' series, a series of coins that started in 2005 with each celebrating a region of Russia.

This is the sixth issue, celebrating Moscow. It shows the coat of arms of Moscow with a man on horseback slaying a basilisk (identified with St. George slaying the dragon). Ivan III (1140-1505) started using the triumphant horseman in 1479 on his state seal.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel in Brass ring
  • CAT#: Y886

Obverse Legend

БАНК РОССИИ 10 РУБЛЕЙ 2005

Reverse Legend

РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ МОСКВА

Edge Legend

ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ

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