Coin Taganrog

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 113 Unknown 5714-0048

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date March 4, 2016
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

Taganrog - a town in the Rostov region, a port on the Sea of Azov (in Taganrog Bay, 70 km from Rostov-on-Don). Climatic seaside resort. Included in the list of historical cities of Russia.

On February 15, 1943, Soviet troops, freeing Rostov, began to prepare for taking Taganrog. The main line of defense was the "Mius-Front". It was a powerful line of defense, which took place on the right bank of the river Mius, had many mined areas heavily fortified engineering structures. Length "Mius-Front" of about 180 km and depth - up to 40-50 km. The left flank of defense rested on the sea near Taganrog. Goebbels wrote: "Taganrog is a staunch outpost of the German Army on its right flank, on the shore of the Azov Sea."

August 18 began an offensive of the Southern Front forces under the command of General FI Tolbukhin. Despite fierce resistance from the enemy, morning of 30 August Taganrog was liberated from the Nazi invaders. First entered the city guerrilla group "Brave-2", landed in the area of tanning №1. They broke into the city center. And during the day the city was liberated, actually fighting in the city itself was not. Fierce battles were fought on its outskirts, there is the death of many thousands of soldiers and officers. In every village and hamlet near Taganrog there are mass graves and cemeteries of the fallen soldiers.

In the evening on August 30 in Moscow was given a salute to the troops liberators Taganrog. It was the third in the history of the Great Patriotic War salute. It was given by the third category - 12 volleys from 124 guns. Three compounds, the most distinguished in the battle of Taganrog, received the honorary title "Taganrog". This 6th Guards Bomber Aviation Division and the 130th and 416th Infantry Divisions. The liberation of the city also attended by the soldiers of the 1st Guards fortified, 384-th Marine Battalion, the sailors of the Azov Flotilla and others.

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 "2015" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

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

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2015 10,000,000 - Unknown