Russian money

    The first own coins in Russia appeared at the end of the X century in Kiev, under the rule of Prince Vladimir the Great. They resembled Byzantine silver and gold of the same time, produced very limited, therefore, the basic money supply remained foreign coins in Europe and Asia, and their substitutes (shell, fur, etc.). After the reign of Yaroslav the Wise is the division of the state into an independent Principality, minting your own coins is terminated, however, Russia stops the import of foreign silver, it's "coinless period", which lasted until the XIII-XV centuries. Under Dmitry Donskoy in Moscow there own money trade, which extends to other principalities. In the reign of Ivan the terrible all existing coin systems are United in a single state, officially approved denominations: penny, Denga, Polushka. Almost unchanged small coins-flakes of irregular shape were in circulation before Peter the great's time, from this era coins are minted according to European standards, and the largest is the ruble.

    The first own coins in Russia appeared at the end of the X century. After the reign of Yaroslav the Wise begins the "coinless period", which lasted until the XIII-XV centuries. When Dmitry Donskoy in Moscow resumed its own monetary production, which extends to other principalities. In almost unchanged form, small coins-scales of irregular shape were in circulation before Peter the great's time, from this era coins are minted according to European standards, and the largest coin is the ruble.

  

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Coins of modern Russia
Coins of modern Russia

In 1992, the state Bank of the USSR was renamed into the Bank of Russia and received emblem - double-headed eagle without a crown on the figure of I. Y. Bilibin. Since that time, the emblem was placed on the front of all the state coins, on the reverse indicates the nominal value. In 1992 he issued coins from 5 to $ 100, which was in circulation along with coins of the USSR. In 1993, changing the metal, the drawings remain the same, and coins of the Soviet Union are excluded from treatment. Partially the coins of the first type was produced until 1996. After the reform of 1998 was put into circulation coins of the sample of 1997 face value from 1 kopek to 5 roubles. Additionally, a limited edition minted commemorative coins with denomination of 10 rubles. From 2009 to the bimetallic 10-ruble coin added to the coin of steel with a brass coating, and in 2006 and 2009 there is a change of the metal from the other coins of the regular coinage. From 2016 on all of the coins placed the Russian coat of arms is the emblem of the Bank of Russia. Dozens of bimetal was produced until 2017, after which they began to make out of steel, like all the others. In addition, the Bank of Russia implements a large number of jubilee and commemorative coins of precious metals, which do not enter into free circulation.
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