Coin Anapa

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1577 Unknown 5714-0039

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date December 6, 2014
Weight 5.63 г .
Diameter 22 мм .
Thickness 2.2 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series Cities of Military Glory
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Brass plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribber with smooth sections (6 sections 5 and 6 of the reef sections 7 riffs, interspersed with smooth sections 12)
Shape Round

Detailed description

The small coastal town of Anapa on the coast of the Caucasus in the first hours after the treacherous attack of Germany was transferred to the military situation. The city worked to mobilize the items collected funds for the needs of the army, formed volunteer connections. A port city has hosted numerous naval vessels, based at the airport Soviet planes.

August marked the first year of the war for the people of the beginning of massive air strikes on the territory of the city and district. There were days when an hour of Anapa dumped their bombs up to 40 aircraft. Many buildings were destroyed. Retreating Soviet troops themselves destroying strategic targets, remaining intact after the bombings. Available food stocks were partly evacuated and partly distributed to parts of the army and the population. Storage of grain were burned along with all reserves.

Anapa occupation lasted little more than a year from 31 August 1942 to 21 September 1943. The city has a considerable strength of the German, Slovak and Romanian combat units. Port Anapa was the only one to use military-naval forces of the invaders on the southern borders. Daily collapses on civilians, around the clock patrols in the streets, a curfew - such was the life of the occupied coastal town.

The city and the entire region acted occupation guerrilla movement. The guerrillas were able to destroy hundreds of enemy soldiers and about 8 bridges.

By the time of the liberation percentage of destruction in the city exceeded 90%. reduce the area of cultivated land, up to five hundred hectares of vineyards on the two-thirds.

"City of Military Glory" - the title, which is awarded Anapa in 2011 for the heroism, valor and courage of the defenders.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ". Inside of the figure "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image of "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the circle along the rim - the inscription at the top: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2014" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the city of Anapa, on him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "АНАПА".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2014 10,000,000 - Unknown