Coin The liberation of Europe from fascism. Belgrade

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 366 55.2/15 5011-0012

Authors

Sculptor V. M. Nikishchenko
Artist A. A. Kolodkin

Information

Country Russia
Period Bank of Russia (1992-1996)
Release date November 26, 1994
Weight 14.35 г .
Diameter 33 мм .
Thickness 2.3 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Denomination 3
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Copper-nickel-plated copper
Orientation Medal
Edge Inscription (two inscriptions "ТРИ РУБЛЯ", separated by two asterisks)
Shape Round

Detailed description

The attack on Belgrade was launched September 28, 1944 of the Vidin district forces of the 1st Ukrainian Front, he joined the 14th Corps of the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia. Overcoming the stubborn resistance of the enemy, the Soviet and Yugoslav part moved Serbian Carpathians and 8 October forced the river Morava, which made it possible to gain a foothold in the strategically important bridgehead in the area of Velika Plana village.

At the same time, the advanced units of the 46th Army of the 2nd Ukrainian Front crossed the Danube and took the city of Pancevo. October 14, 1944 began fighting on the outskirts of Belgrade. To help the advancing troops Soviet Danube Flotilla 16 October 1944 landed troops near the town of Smederevo. However, the south-west of Belgrade, and was still kept fighting capacity 200,000th grouping of the Wehrmacht, by a German garrison town provides ongoing assistance in men, weapons and ammunition. As a result, immediately take Belgrade failed, four days in the streets of the city were fierce fights, but October 20 Belgrade finally came under the control of the Soviet army. The next day, October 21, 1944 of the 3rd Ukrainian Front, took the village of Kraljevo, cutting the road Thessaloniki-Belgrade, which did not allow the German command to transfer reinforcements and fight off the city. Belgrade operation was a brilliant victory for the Soviet and Yugoslav troops.

Obverse description

Images of the building fragment Kremlin Palace, Moscow Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower and the mint mark, the inscription on the circumference, separated by an ornament: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ 1994 г." at the bottom - "БАНК РОССИИ".

Reverse description

Images of Soviet soldiers led by the commander on the background of the greeting of the inhabitants of Belgrade, in a circle, separated by two points, - inscriptions: at the top - "ОСВОБОЖДЕНИЕ ЕВРОПЫ ОТ ФАШИЗМА" at the bottom - "БЕЛГРАД 10.20.1944 г.".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 1994 - 250,000 Unknown