Coin Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1559 Unknown 5712-0016

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Художник реверса L. A. Evdokimova
Скульптор реверса A. V. Molokostova
Скульптор аверса Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date December 3, 2014
Weight 6 г .
Diameter 25 мм .
Thickness 1.8 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Denomination 5
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel Plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with smooth sections (12 sections on the 5 reefs)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Dnieper-Carpathian Offensive conducted during the Soviet counter-offensive with the task of liberation from the Allied invaders. Duration of operation was about four months from the end of December 43rd year until the third week of April 44th.

About 4 million. People of the four countries (the USSR, Czechoslovakia, Germany and Romania) participated in the battles. As the number of soldiers and officers of the Soviet forces outnumbered the German and Rumanian by about 200 thousand and nearly 50% in the number of aircraft, mortars and artillery shells.

December 24 attack on the enemy position began with the northern and southern sides in the direction of Vinnitsa. The liberation of Ukrainian cities located on the right bank of the Dnieper. But in the second decade of January the Red Army offensive was suspended for two weeks.

In late January, after injection into the ranks of the liberators of the new forces, while performing an operation environment and the results were almost complete destruction of the groups German-Romanian troops in the Korsun-Shevchenko direction and near the cities of Rivne and Lutsk. Almost the entire right-bank Ukraine was released by mid-April the 44th, and the liberation of Romania began.

The result of the Dnieper-Carpathian operation was unconditional defeat of the Wehrmacht in the southern direction - the loss of Germany amounted to more than 1 million people.. Hitler's troops were driven back to 250-450 kilometers. Europe has a chance to be released from occupation.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin in two lines: "5 РУБЛЕЙ", below - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", beneath - year of issue "2014", the left and right - the stylized branch plants, right at the edge - the mint trademark.

Reverse description

Relief image of the monument "Victory" in the city of Krivoy Rog, along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two asterisks at the top: "ДНЕПРОВСКО-КАРПАТСКАЯ ОПЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom: "ВЕЛИКАЯ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1941-1945 гг.".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2014 2,000,000 - Unknown