Coin Oryol

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1309 55.02/4 5714-0004

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date September 11, 2011
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

Orel-Kursk an extended length of the front line (Kursk) was the scene of one of the greatest battles of the Second World War. The total number of soldiers of the Soviet Army and the German side reached 4 million.

Combat operations lasted approximately two months - fifty days. Soviet strategic plan called protracted clashes, in order to weaken the enemy at the first stage of the battle.

massive military action, embodies aggressive plan "Kutuzov" were made in July '43 the command of the USSR. The desperate resistance of the Nazis failed to break the 5th of August, when the Soviet forces completely took over the Oryol. In honor of the arrival of soldiers-liberators in the city for the first time for the entire course of World War II were given shots of fireworks.

The heroism and courage of the inhabitants of the Oryol, the underground and partisans who fought against the Nazis, Soviet soldiers, who were able to clean the city from the Nazis, were rewarded by granting Oryol honorary title "City of Military Glory".

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 "2011" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the city of Oryol, above him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ОРЁЛ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2011 10,000,000 - Unknown