Coin Mozhaysk

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 118 Unknown 5714-0051

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date March 10, 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

Mozhaisk - a city in the west of the Moscow region, Mozhaisk district administrative center and urban settlement Mozhaisk.

It mozhaysk closely connected with the events of the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 period.

Fighting in the direction of Borodino - part of Moscow's strategic defensive operation (from 30 September to 5 December 1941). The main purpose of it was the failure of the offensive of the German Army Group "Center", in order to capture Moscow (Operation "Typhoon").

Here were built the Mozhaisk defense line length of 220 km, which was the main line of defense on the western outskirts of Moscow. The defensive line was constructed by the decision of the State Defense Committee and Bids with the end of July and, in practice, before the start of fighting in October 1941. According to some reports, the line is completed and after a winter counter-offensive of the Red Army, to the autumn of 1942

Main defensive zone was located at a distance of 120-150 km from Moscow, in an arc from north to south, from the Ivankovo reservoir on the Volga River, in the river Lama, further west of Volokolamsk and Mozhaisk, almost to Kaluga. The main strip consisted of four main fortified areas (SD) - Volokolamsk, Mozhaisk, Maloyaroslavets and Kaluga, each of which consisted of 10-15 battalion defense areas (BRO).

By 10 October 1941, to yield the time of Nazi troops in the defense line, the construction of fortifications was very far from completion. Ready for the long-term facilities in the different UR was different, but always less than 50%. Anti-tank obstacles and field fortifications were mostly ready, but absolutely everywhere, the construction was not completed. And, more importantly, even long-term facilities, the vast majority were not armed, and weapons for them and there was not sufficient

From 12 to 18 October 1941 under Borodino were stubborn fighting against the fascist troops. During the occupation the partisan units operating in the area. After the environment in the area of Vyazma of the forces of the Western, Reserve and Bryansk fronts threatened breakthrough of German troops on the Moscow direction, but Soviet troops, giving way to the enemy in numbers, gave him a stubborn resistance to Mozhaisk, bled, and the end of October stopped its strike groups that We have not been able to break through the new created Mozhaisk line, the defensive front.

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

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Circulation

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