Coin Arkhangelsk

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1465 55.02/29 5714-0029

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 3, 2013
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

Arkhangelsk - one of the most important and major seaports of northern Russia. During the fighting with the Nazis took the workers of the Arkhangelsk port and transported to the front loads coming from the United States and Britain as a military and economic aid. From Archangel to the troops it sent a lot of guns, and more than 2 thousand aircraft, 3 thousand tanks, 800 armored vehicles.

More than 120 troops who fought on all fronts, was formed in the Arkhangelsk region. The city was the base of the White Sea Flotilla and rear base hospital Karelian Front. Hundreds of residents were in partisan detachments. Sam Arkhangelsk, since 1942, been subjected to air raids and shelling of enemy aircraft. Casualties were enormous - from starvation or disease killed one in five.

A significant contribution to the victory over the invaders have labor feats Arkhangelsk. Davao front of the timber, and ski weapon blank spetstaru, cellulose powder, food. Ship repair companies, in addition to the conversion of the civil courts under military purposes, produced mines, machine guns, grenades, mortars.

For the defense of the city and the invaluable assistance to the front Arkhangelsk honor to wear the proud title of "City of Military Glory" was given in 2009.

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 numbers "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the circle along the rim - the inscription at the top: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2013" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

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

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2013 10,000,000 - Unknown