|Artist||A. A. Brynza|
|Sculptor||L. A. Evdokimova|
|Period||Russian Federation (1997-...)|
|Release date||September 12, 2011|
|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)|
Vladikavkaz - the oldest center of the North Caucasus region is the capital of the republic of North Ossetia. During the Soviet period the city was called Ordzhonikidze, he became an impregnable stronghold through which Hitler could not carry out the operation "Edevelveys" - to go to the Caucasus oil fields (Grozny, Baku) and the Middle East.
Creating a special defense region of Vladikavkaz and military operations that were conducted there since summer 1942, have shown that the departure of Soviet forces from abroad this is not possible, the city will hold the fort until the last soldier.
Protracted clashes took place here in the first week of November 1942, when Nalchik, Vladikavkaz operation is stopped at the walls of Vladikavkaz powerful fascist grouping. enemy losses as a result of the offensive of the Soviet forces were from thirty to forty thousand people.
Soviet soldiers stripped the choicest Nazi divisions offensive spirit. The soldiers' bayonets and guns turned toward the enemy, fighting near Vladikavkaz became the beginning of a turning point in the course of World War II.
30 thousand. Soldiers, natives of Vladikavkaz, have received government awards. The glorious feats vladikavkaztsev and the city's name written in golden letters in the honorable list of cities in Russia's military glory.
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 "2011" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.
Coat of arms of the city of Vladikavkaz, above it, on the ribbon - the semicircular inscription: "ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ", at the bottom, along the rim - the inscription: "ВЛАДИКАВКАЗ".