Coin Kovrov

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 121 Unknown 5714-0045

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date January 8, 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

It is difficult to overestimate the contribution of the city Kovrov in the victory over the Nazi invaders during the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War years.

In Kovrov City Military Commissariat about 700 applications with request to send volunteers to the front were filed in the first days of the war. The people's militia groups signed up 7885 people, including two infantry regiments were formed. In October 1941, at the same factory Fighter battalion of 200 people, who carried on garrison duty Protection District was formed adjacent to the plant.

In August 1941, in the city Kovrov was formed 39th separate anti-aircraft artillery battalion to guard the city and defense companies from German air raids and to fight the fascist commando who threw the Germans in large numbers for the purpose of tracing weapons Kovrova plant. Division quartered in the city until 1944.

In the Kovrov in the July-August 1941, a partisan unit in case of occupation of the city and the district was organized by the Nazis. three assault battalions were also formed. To enhance the defense capability was decided to build an armored train, which was later called "Kovrovsky Bolshevik".

In the history of the Great Patriotic War are inscribed in golden letters the names Kovrov designers of small automatic weapons: Heroes of Socialist Labor, VA Degtyareva, GS Shpagin, SG Simonov; Designers SV Vladimirov PM and MM Goryunov; Director of the plant. Kirkizha from 1941 to 1947. IN AND. Fomina, awarded the title of Hero of Socialist Labor in 1945.

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 Kovrov, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "КОВРОВ".

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Circulation

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