Coin Grozny

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 123 Unknown 5714-0043

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date December 4, 2015
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

April 6, 2015 was a significant event for the residents of the Chechen Republic. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on conferring the title of "City of Military Glory" capital of the Chechen Republic - Grozny. decrees on conferring the title also signed the "City of Military Glory" city of Staraya Russa, Gatchina, Petrozavodsk and Theodosius. The paper noted that the title was awarded for courage, steadfastness and mass heroism the defenders of cities in the struggle for freedom and independence of the Fatherland.

Recall. the summer of 1942 the group "A" of the German Army, heading toward the "South", was given the task - to capture Grozny and Baku oil fields and further mastery of the oil fields of Iran and Iraq. Army Group "B" was aimed at Stalingrad.

July 23, 1942, German troops broke through the front near Rostov-on-Don. Within a month, the Germans captured the Kuban. At the end of August 1942 the Wehrmacht troops occupied Cool, Nalchik, Mozdok. September 3, 1942, Field Marshal Kleist ordered the attack on Grozny and Ordzhonikidze. However, German troops reach the ultimate goal failed - fierce battles for Grozny turned his distant approaches - under the Malgobek and Ordzhonikidze. Wehrmacht troops launched in September, several attempts to break through the front, but were stopped and harassed, and in October of themselves on the defensive. January 1, 1943, Soviet troops launched an offensive - the liberation of the North Caucasus from the Nazi invaders.

When the Germans realized that to take Grozny they will not succeed, 10-15 October 1942 they bombed Grozny oil fields, oil depots and refineries. In these days of burning oil fields, burned Sunzha poured out of her in petroleum products. The fires were extinguished within a few days. As soon as possible oil and energy recover industrial facilities, and Grozny became again to give much-needed front and rear oil.

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 "2015" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

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

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2015 10,000,000 - Unknown