Coin Jassy-Kishinev Offensive

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1563 Unknown 5712-0020

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Художник реверса L. A. Evdokimova
Скульптор реверса M. P. Efimenko
Скульптор аверса Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date November 11, 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

Summer of 1944, the supreme command of the Soviet Union has developed and conducted a military offensive, dubbed the Iasi-Chisinau according to the area where the fighting took place. In the Balkans, the Nazis created a strong defense based on the terrain - hills and rivers. Against the Soviet Union on the territory of Moldova fought the combined forces of the Union of Romania and Germany.

Attack of the Red Army began on August 20 at dawn. First artillery opened fire almost immediately destroy the first line of defense. Then Kitsanskogo bridgehead and from the area to the west of Iasi took the offensive part of the main, backed by air strikes. The next day, the enemy's defense was completely broken, Iasi and Targu Frumos released.

During the night of 22 to 23 August sailors crossed the Dniester estuary and pushed the Romanian part of the Black Sea. The same day in Romania, an uprising broke out, which resulted in the country's withdrawal from the war. 24 - was marked by two major events - the liberation of Chisinau and the surrender of Romania. The environment has got 18 fascist divisions. 27 of them were eliminated, the whole territory of Moldova was released.

Germany tried to suppress the Romanian uprising, after which Romania declared war on the Germans and asked the help of the Union Republics. To the aid have been sent to 50 divisions and two air armies. August 27 they took Focsani, 28 - Braila and Sulina, 29 - Constanta - the main base of the Navy in Romania.

The result of the military operation was the transition of Romania to the side of the liberators and liberation of Moldova. In perfect interaction of all arms attack took place at a very high rate, a large enemy force was surrounded and eliminated as soon as possible.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin, "5 РУБЛЕЙ", below - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", under it - the 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 to soldiers-liberators of Chisinau from the Nazi invaders, along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two asterisks at the top: "ЯССКО-КИШЕНЁВСКАЯ 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