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10 rubles 1991 "Russian ballet"

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Coin 10 rubles 1991 Russian ballet
Nominal: 10 rubles
Year: 1991
Metal: Palladium
Period of issue: 1991
Standard weight: 15,55 g
Ligature weidht: 15,55 g
Quality of performance: Uncirculated
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 30 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Edge: 240 riffles
10 rubles 1991 Russian ballet. Edge
Metal sample: 999
Volume of issue: 12000
Nominal: 10 rubles
Year: 1991
Metal: Palladium
Period of issue: 1991
Standart weight: 15,55 g
Ligature weidht: 15,55 g
Quality of performance: Uncirculated
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 30 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Edge: 240 рифлений
Русский балет. Edge
Metal sample: 999
Volume of issue: 12000

Description of coin 10 rubles 1991 "Russian ballet":

The obverse of the coin at the top the emblem of the USSR of the sample of 1956 (15 bands of tape around the number of the Union republics, the lower coil larger than the other). Under the emblem of a large letter "СССР" yet below is the value: the large number "10" underneath the word "РУБЛЕЙ" At the very bottom near Kant is the year of issue "1991". In the bottom left, under the horizontal line in the two lines marked metal, fineness and weight of pure silver "Pd 999 of 15.55" on the right side under the same trait located at the same level, is a mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД".

On the reverse is a relief of a dancing ballerina on her front legs on the right flower. Around the circumference near Kant cursive script inscriptions: lower left up "РУССКИЙ" right, top to bottom - "БАЛЕТ"

On the front and back parts of the coin along the circumference has a raised rim.

The coin is dated April 12, 1991. The series is dedicated to 215-th anniversary of Foundation of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow.


Ballet is one of the symbols of Russia, was born in the late XVII century under Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. The first presentation was "Orpheus," written by composer G. Sytsem. Under Peter the Great begins to form in the modern ballet, there are some used movements and minuets. In the 1730s the ballet starts to get widespread.
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