Coin Pskov

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1461 55.02/26 5714-0027

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date August 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

Until 1940, the Pskov region was a border region. But with the accession of the Baltic fortifications were dismantled and conserved. Restoration of the Pskov-Ostrowski fastening abroad began June 28, 1941. The construction was under machine-gun fire and bombing by German aircraft.

The pilots 39 Fighter Air Division, based in the city, the first to use the tactics of the enemy air rams.

From 3 to 6 July in the battles of Pskov, the enemy lost 140 tanks. Hundreds of bombs dropped on enemies of our pilots, having made 74 sorties. July 7 near the town held the first major tank battle, which involved about 100 Soviet machines and more than 250 German tanks.

A significant role in the Pskov land defense played destroyer battalions and air defense units formed from pskovityan volunteers. They fought against sabotage and assault groups of invaders, put out the fires that occurred after the bombing, guarding important facilities of the city.

Due to the threat posed to the environment there July 9 military units of our army were forced to leave Pskov. City spent under Nazi oppression of the three difficult years.

In occupied territory, it was created several concentration camps, where people were kept in inhumane conditions. The Germans also introduced labor conscription. Women from 15 to 45 years and men 65 years working for the invaders for 14-16 hours.

The release of the Pskov region took place in parts, starting from January 1944. Pskov himself was cleared of the enemy July 23, 1944.

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 Pskov, on him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ПСКОВ".

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Circulation

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