Coin Kozelsk

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1462 55.02/28 5714-0028

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 23, 2013
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

"City of Military Glory" - an honorary title conferred Kozelsk - the most ancient city in the Kaluga region.

On the square is a memorial stone cross as a remembrance of the heroism at the Battle with Khan Batu. Back in 1238 the city's defenders seven weeks kept the defense against the Tatars troops, killing 4000 soldiers. After capturing the city, Batu Khan gave orders to kill all the survivor population, not sparing neither women nor children.

Kozelsk had serious help in the fight against the Nazis for the capital, holding an impressive force invaders during Kaluga offensive. In 1941, he was on the way of following the army group "Center". Despite the brave defense, the eighth in October Nazi occupiers blew up a bridge on the river Zhizdra and entered the ruined city. After 81 days, the Soviet army liberated the city from the occupation during the counter-offensive near Moscow.

Guards missile division stationed in Kozelsk, and now stands on the protection of civilian life in the country.

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 "2013" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

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

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2013 10,000,000 - Unknown