Coin Stary Oskol

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1573 55.02/35 5714-0035

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date July 19, 2014
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

The population of the town of Stary Oskol, which is located in the Kursk region, learned about the attack of Hitler's army to noon June 22, 1941. By three o'clock the mobilization of the population was in full swing. Martial law was introduced in the city on 23 June. They began to open military hospitals, have begun to form assault battalions and detachments of the People's Militia.

Soviet soldiers heroically defended the south-east of the country, but could not hold back the offensive of the German troops. In October 1941, he was put Belgorod in November - Kursk. With heavy losses of the USSR army could, for some time now to stop the enemy from the Northern Donets. But in July 1942 the Wehrmacht soldiers entered in Stary Oskol. Week thundered fierce battles for the city, diverting German forces from Voronezh and forcing the river Don.

Stary Oskol area was in German occupation until February 1943. During this period, thousands of people were deported to Germany as slaves, hundreds - were subjected to torture and executions. Most of the industrial enterprises destroyed enemy aircraft.

Soviet troops, after a grand victory at Stalingrad, in the second half of January 1943 began the liberation Starooskolya. 5 February, after several weeks of fighting, German troops were driven out of the city. On the territory of the region laid down their lives around 7000 soldiers.

Dmitry Medvedev, having published May 7, 2011 Presidential Decree, for heroism and courage shown by the defenders of the city, the city of Stary Oskol awarded the title of "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 "2014" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

Coat of arms of the town of Stary Oskol, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "СТАРЫЙ ОСКОЛ".

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Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2014 Unknown Unknown