Coin 50th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi troops near Leningrad

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 341 55.2/11 5011-0008

Authors

Artist, Sculptor S. A. Kornilov

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date March 9, 1994
Weight 14.35 г .
Diameter 33 мм .
Thickness 2.3 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Denomination 3
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Copper-nickel-plated copper
Orientation Medal
Edge Inscription (two inscriptions "ТРИ РУБЛЯ", separated by two asterisks)
Shape Round

Detailed description

The Supreme Command of the USSR Leningrad operation was scheduled for January 1943 January 18 two groups of the Soviet armies have carried out forced marches converge and overcome the resistance of the Wehrmacht, went to Lake Ladoga.

Military success has allowed to restore the normal food supply of the city. Period horrific famine ended the siege of Leningrad. In 1943, even he regained his job Leningrad confectionery them. NK Krupskaya. Soviet troops tried to build on this success, however, under the command of the Wehrmacht chipped Leningrad additional 5 infantry divisions and a large number of artillery. Leningrad front lined, Soviet troops launched a strategic defense.

January 14, 1944, the second phase of the Soviet offensive forces of the Leningrad, Volkhov and 2nd Baltic fronts. After fierce fighting lasting 21 January 1944 the German infantry divisions were forced to retreat. January 27, 1944 in Leningrad, the salute was made in honor of the release. The blockade, which lasted 872 days, ended.

Obverse description

Images of the building fragment Kremlin Palace, Moscow Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower and the mint mark, the inscription along the rim, separated by an ornament: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ 1994 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ".

Reverse description

Images of the defenders of Leningrad in arms: women volunteer, sailors, soldiers, in the background on the left - a monument to Peter I, on the right - the central building of the Admiralty at the top along the rim - the inscription: "50-ЛЕТИЕ РАЗГРОМА НЕМЕЦКО-ФАШИСТСКИХ ВОЙСК ПОД ЛЕНИНГРАДОМ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
LMD, 1994 - 250,000 Unknown