Coin Vyazma


Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1433 55.02/23 5714-0023


Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling


Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date June 10, 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

The page bloody history of struggle against the Nazis ever entered the battle near the town of Vyazma in the Smolensk region.

Vyazma has always been on the way from Europe to Moscow, located on the old Smolensk road. From 2 to 13 October 1941 continued bloody battles just west of the city. Soviet troops in the composition of 31 Artillery Regiment, 9 armored brigades and 37 divisions, as well as 15 thousand people from Moscow militia were encircled German invaders. Getting able to only 85 thousand people. Killed in battle 380 thousand soldiers and officers, 14 thousand militias.

Occupying Vyazma, the Germans created a camp where prisoners on death row for dulag number 184. The position of the people in the camp were horrible. According to various sources on the territory of dulaga buried 70 to 80 thousand prisoners. The bulk of the prisoners were injured. They were kept in cold dark rooms directly on the bare floor, half-starved and malnourished were forced to work. In the winter of 1941-1942. per day to 300 people perished.

Leaving the city in March 1943, the Germans left behind devastation and desolation. Hospitals have been destroyed, all industrial enterprises, schools and kindergartens, cinemas and clubs, cultural monuments and libraries. The city lost electricity and water. 75% of the population Viaz'ma Nazis killed - people burned and shot, hanged, poisoned poison, explode and even buried alive.

In Vyazma area in memory of the victims placed two memorial and chapel in the city.

For the courage of people who died near Vyazma, their courage and valor, the city granted the right to be called the "City of Military Glory" April 27, 2009.

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 Vyazma, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ВЯЗЬМА".




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