|Artist||A. A. Brynza|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||November 2, 2014|
|Weight||5.63 г .|
|Diameter||22 мм .|
|Thickness||2.2 мм .|
|Series||Cities of Military Glory|
|Metal||Brass plated Steel|
|Edge||Ribber with smooth sections (6 sections 5 and 6 of the reef sections 7 riffs, interspersed with smooth sections 12)|
Tikhvin, a small district center in the Leningrad region. But his story is known to Russian citizens as a symbol of courage, resilience and courage of its people and defenders. On November of 2010 the city was awarded the well-deserved them full title: "City of Military Glory." Here, in 1941, every inch of ground was soaked with the blood of Soviet soldiers.
Why is it so desperately fought the defenders of the town for every meter of his native land with the fascists? Its location was strategically important for us, and for the occupiers. For the Nazi invaders allowed the capture of Tikhvin city of Leningrad is completely cut off from food and technical support from the mainland. It also enabled the Germans to join with allies Finns.
But residents of the town and its defenders, too, knew this, so standing on the Protection of Tikhvin death. The loss of Soviet troops in Tikhvin operations amounted to approximately ninety thousand people. From November 8 to December 7, the city hosted the invaders, but the concerted actions of the army and the guerrillas will free him and throw the fascists, to break the enemy's plans to fully capture of Leningrad blockade.
It is tragic, but such a bright page in the history of Tikhvin and Russia. Unparalleled courage and heroism of its inhabitants were awarded. Their feat - in our hearts.
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.
Coat of arms of the city of Tikhvin, on him, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom along the rim - the inscription: "ТИХВИН".