Coin Elec

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 100 Unknown 5714-0008

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 16, 2011
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

In 2007 Elec received the title "City of Military Glory" in memory of the war years 1941-1945 and its defenders. Release of this ten-coin dated to the obtaining of a high rank, and symbolizes the heroism of Soviet soldiers in the war against the fascist invaders.

In late November 1941 the Verkhovna rate was tasked to stop the German forces in the area of the city Elec. An active preparation for the establishment of guerrilla groups and the anti-Nazi underground who participated in many combat operations, carried out sabotage and covert attacks, destroying manpower and military equipment of the enemy, distracting and binding capabilities of the German troops to focus on the main thing - the offensive of the Red Army.

By December 1941 Elec was released the advancing Soviet troops, which is not a small role in the liberation, played guerrilla movement. It is noteworthy that this coin is not first addressed this city, was released one more in the series "Ancient Towns of Russia".

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 "2011" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the city Elec, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ЕЛЕЦ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2011 10,000,000 - Unknown