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Specific Russian principalities (XIV-XVI century)

The great Moscow princes often gave to their children or major nobles in the inheritance of the distant border lands. The power in these territories belonged to the local Prince, to obey Moscow. The largest fiefdoms existed for several centuries, and the authorities there handed down. Some princes even fought for the throne.
Seven fiefdoms in the Moscow minted the coin. This Galicia, Serpukhov, Mozhaisk, Vereyskoe, Dmitrovsky, Yaroslavl and Rostov Principality. Great attention was paid to the coinage of copper Pula coins low esteem.


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Marriage regular coinage coins 1997-...
Marriage regular coinage coins 1997-...

Formed in 1341, when Ivan Kalita transferred the land to his son Andrew. The capital was the city of Serpukhov. The Principality was also known as Serpukhov-Borovsk on the second important center - the city of Borovsk. Lasted until 1473, and then became part of the Great Moscow Principality. Now the area is located on the South-West of Moscow region.
Formed in 1341, when Ivan Kalita transferred the land to his son Andrew. The capital was the city of Serpukhov. The Principality was also known as Serpukhov-Borovsk on the second important center - the city of Borovsk. Lasted until 1473, and then became p... (read more)


Specific Principality Mozhaisk
Specific Principality Mozhaisk

Formed in the year 1275, spin-off from the Smolensk Principality. Territory is occupied approximately the Western part of modern Moscow region. The capital was the city of Mozhaisk. First, the Principality belonged to Smolensk and then Moscow.
Formed in the year 1275, spin-off from the Smolensk Principality. Territory is occupied approximately the Western part of modern Moscow region. The capital was the city of Mozhaisk. First, the Principality belonged to Smolensk and then Moscow.


Specific Principality Vereyskoe
Specific Principality Vereyskoe

Located South-West of Moscow, and at first had a very small area. The capital city Vereya (now part of the Naro-Fominsk district, Moscow region). Existed from 1432 to 1485. In the middle of the XV century he was joined Belozersk Principality, after which it became known as Vereyskoe-Belozersky.
Located South-West of Moscow, and at first had a very small area. The capital city Vereya (now part of the Naro-Fominsk district, Moscow region). Existed from 1432 to 1485. In the middle of the XV century he was joined Belozersk Principality, after which ... (read more)


Specific Principality Dmitrov
Specific Principality Dmitrov

Formed in the end of XIII century, first as a Grand Duchy, but with 1360 becomes specific in the Moscow. The capital city of Dmitrov. Lasted until 1569, although by the time power was considered almost formal. Now it is the territory of the Northern part of Moscow and South of Yaroslavl.
Formed in the end of XIII century, first as a Grand Duchy, but with 1360 becomes specific in the Moscow. The capital city of Dmitrov. Lasted until 1569, although by the time power was considered almost formal. Now it is the territory of the Northern part ... (read more)


Specific Principality Mikulinskaya
Specific Principality Mikulinskaya

The history of the Principality started in 1339, when bequest the lands passed to the brother of the Prince of Tver Alexander to Constantine. Capital (city Mikulin) was ruled by Alexander's son - Michael. In 1485, Tver was annexed to Moscow, however, it was abolished Mikulinskaya Principality. Now it is the North-Western part of Moscow region, on the border with the Tver.
The history of the Principality started in 1339, when bequest the lands passed to the brother of the Prince of Tver Alexander to Constantine. Capital (city Mikulin) was ruled by Alexander's son - Michael. In 1485, Tver was annexed to Moscow, however, it w... (read more)


An independent Principality of Yaroslavl
An independent Principality of Yaroslavl

Originated in 1218, evolving from the Rostov Principality. The capital was the city of Yaroslavl. In the middle of the XIV century becomes a Grand Duchy. Was one of the most powerful state formations of Russia.
Originated in 1218, evolving from the Rostov Principality. The capital was the city of Yaroslavl. In the middle of the XIV century becomes a Grand Duchy. Was one of the most powerful state formations of Russia.


Specific Principality of Rostov
Specific Principality of Rostov

Stood out in 1207 from the Vladimir Principality, and lasted until 1474. After the accession of Vladimir to Moscow, became part of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. Center - city of Rostov (now Rostov Veliky in the Yaroslavl region).
Stood out in 1207 from the Vladimir Principality, and lasted until 1474. After the accession of Vladimir to Moscow, became part of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. Center - city of Rostov (now Rostov Veliky in the Yaroslavl region).


Specific Principality Kashinsky
Specific Principality Kashinsky

In 1319 the lot with the capital Kashin went to the son of Tver Prince Mikhail Yaroslavich, since then began the history of the Kashin Principality, which existed until 1426. At the end of the XIV century during the seven years the Principality has been independent from Tver, and then returned again under the power of the Prince of Tver. The territory was occupied by South-East of modern Tver region.
In 1319 the lot with the capital Kashin went to the son of Tver Prince Mikhail Yaroslavich, since then began the history of the Kashin Principality, which existed until 1426. At the end of the XIV century during the seven years the Principality has been i... (read more)


Specific Principality Gorodensky
Specific Principality Gorodensky

Existed in the XIV-XV centuries. It is assumed that the capital was the city of the City (or Moscow), located approximately 30 kilometers from Tver down the Volga river on the right Bank. Although accurate information about this Principality remained. It is known that some gorodensky princes were the Great princes of Tver.
Existed in the XIV-XV centuries. It is assumed that the capital was the city of the City (or Moscow), located approximately 30 kilometers from Tver down the Volga river on the right Bank. Although accurate information about this Principality remained. It ... (read more)


Appanage Principality of Galicia
Appanage Principality of Galicia

To differentiate from the Galicia-Volyn and Galician Principality in the South-West of Russia it was often called Galich-Merskiy by name who lived beside the Finno-Ugric tribe Meria. There was a Principality in the North-East of Russia (the territory of the modern Kostroma and Vologda regions) existed from 1246 in 1453. The capital was the city of Galich.
To differentiate from the Galicia-Volyn and Galician Principality in the South-West of Russia it was often called Galich-Merskiy by name who lived beside the Finno-Ugric tribe Meria. There was a Principality in the North-East of Russia (the territory of t... (read more)


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