• 10 Rubles 2020, Russia, Federation, Man of Labour, Metallurgists
  • 10 Rubles 2020, Russia, Federation, Man of Labour, Metallurgists
Description

The Man of Labour series is issued to promote various professions.

The commemorative coin Metallurgy Worker (Metallurgists) is devoted to the workers of one of the most important industries which comprises the processes of metal extraction form metal ores and other raw materials. The development of such industries as automotive, aircraft, machinery, shipbuilding, and power energy directly depends on the availability of high-quality metal products.

Metallurgy derives from the Ancient Greek μεταλλουργός, metallourgós, "worker in metal", from μέταλλον, métallon, "mine, metal" + ἔργον, érgon, "work". The word was originally an alchemist's term for the extraction of metals from minerals, the ending -urgy signifying a process. In the late 19th century it was extended to the more general scientific study of metals, alloys, and related processes.

Obverse

In the center of the disc the indication of the denomination of the coin 10 RUBLES. Inside of the figure "0" – hidden pictures of the figure 10 and of the inscription RUB visible by turns on changing angle of vision. Along the rim circular inscriptions, on top BANK OF RUSSIA, on bottom the mint trade mark (MMD) and the date 2020, to the left the stylized image of a laurel branch, to the right of the oak one.

БАНК РОССИИ
10 РУБЛЕЙ
2020
ММД

Reverse

Depicts the stylised images of a metallurgist wearing protective clothing in the course of work, a ladle with molten metal, and flying sparks; the inscription MAN OF LABOUR is at the upper left.

Sculptor: A. V. Gnidin
Engraver: A. A. Brynza

ЧЕЛОВЕК ТРУДА

Edge

6 sections with 5 corrugations and 6 sections with 7 corrugations alternated with 12 smooth sections.

Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Brass Plated Steel
Weight 5.63 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Moscow Mint (MMD)

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