Coin The liberation of the world from fascism

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Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 116 Unknown 5514-0090

Authors

Artist E. V. Kramskaya
Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date June 3, 2015
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Bi-metal (Ring - brass, disk - Melchior)
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with the inscription (300 corrugations and two inscriptions "10 РУБЛЕЙ", separated by two asterisks)
Shape Round

Detailed description

This ten-coin was issued by the Bank of Russia for the anniversary of the Victory. On its back side coated with a relief image of standing in Berlin Monument "Liberator Soldier". As a symbol of the liberation of the peoples of Europe from the Nazis, he was standing on the ground on a hill in Berlin, in which seven thousand Red Army soldiers buried. About a thousand names of those soldiers are known and recorded in the book of red morocco binding, which lies in a golden casket. Casket is on a black pedestal in a memorable hall of the German memorial.

In April weekdays 70 years ago, the Soviet soldiers were offensive assault on Berlin, which ended with the signing of the order for the surrender of the German capital on 2 May.

Berlin is perfectly defended his huge stone buildings, bunkers, cellars and subways were excellent refuge for the remnants of the German forces. Soviet tanks, break the wall on its way, becoming unwieldy in a narrow streets of ruined cities, and were first-class open targets. 361 367 Soviet soldiers were lying on the outskirts of the terrible city, without waiting for the Victory.

The critics of perestroika many stories told about the error of the Soviet command, which deliberately chose a hasty and strategically wrong decision by sending the army first assault Seelow hills, and then Hitler's capital. In the rush to the tanks crushed their infantry, their planes bombed the offensive, anti-aircraft gunners covered by his own aircraft. To avoid such losses could be taking in the siege of Berlin.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ", inside the numbers "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image number "10" and the inscription "РУБ" in the lower part of the disc - the mint mark on the ring along the top edge - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - year of issue "2015", the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

The disc - the image of the monument to the Liberator Soldier in Treptow Park in Berlin, on the ring along the rim - a laurel wreath and the inscription at the top: "70 ЛЕТ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2015 5,000,000 - Unknown