Coin Kalach-on-Don

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 122 Unknown 5714-0044

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date January 24, 2016
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

Great Patriotic War in the vicinity of Kalach-on-Don in August 1942 were intense fights. August 26, 1942 the city was captured by Nazi troops, liberated after heavy fighting, 23 November 1942

Kalach-on-Don was in the midst of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942-1943, which, in fact, turn the tide of World War II. November 23, 1942, as part of Operation "Uranus", in Kalachyovsky District closed the ring around the 6th Army of Wehrmacht. The defenders of the city in fierce battles against the Nazi invaders showed resistance, courage and heroism. According to the archives of the museum Kalachevsky, during the fighting in the area of the city killed more than 50 thousand Soviet soldiers. Kalac also played a major role in the Battle of Stalingrad, its final stage - "Operation Ring" (1943). In Kalachyovsky District closed the ring over the German-fascist invaders. It is here that started and completed the encirclement of enemy forces counter-offensive of the Red Army, which resulted in the "Stalingrad cauldron" were 22 German divisions of Field Marshal Paulus.

South-east of the city (near the village Soviet) was the connection of the South-Western and Stalingrad fronts, completing the encirclement of the German fascist troops at Stalingrad. At this point, it erected a monument to the "Connection of fronts."

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 of "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 Kalach-on-Don, on him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "КАЛАЧ-НА-ДОНУ".

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Circulation

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