Coin Voronezh

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 1381 55.02/12 5714-0012

Authors

Artist A. A. Brynza
Sculptor Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date May 13, 2012
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

"City of Military Glory" - the title is rightfully received Voronezh in October 2008 for the heroism of the defenders, their courage and valor.

Voronezh was among the other 24 regions of the USSR in the military situation in the first hours of the war. Citizens, even before the announcement of the mobilization order, began to create the people's militia units. 21 August Voronezh organized by the Communist volunteer regiment, and later received the title of the 1st Infantry Guards Division. Member of the Civil War, Colonel MV Vaytsehovsky became commander of the regiment, and the rector of the Voronezh State University NP Latyshov its Commissioner.

Women and children worked in hospitals and sewing workshops, work in agriculture. 3 regiment of Air Defense Division, defending the city from the air strikes, consisted of girls and Voronezh region. Evacuated industrial enterprises produced the famous "Katyusha", military aircraft IL-2 armored trains, engaged in road construction in front of tanks and repair.

Fighting for the right to possession of Voronezh began the summer of 1942. Over 200 days, the Germans tried to seize the city. The right bank of the River Don could not defend, and in July 1942, this part of the city was 7 months occupied by the troops of the enemy. In the occupied villages of Voronezh region led liberation activities 165 guerrilla groups, of more than 4 thousand people. In the Voronezh Front 26 German divisions were destroyed, thousands of Nazis died or were taken prisoner. The city was bombed and destroyed more than 90% of residential buildings, 64 km of tram tracks, 92% of communication.

January 25, 1943 became the day of the reunification of the city under the Soviet banner.

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 "2012" on the left - a stylized image of a laurel branch, the right - oak.

Reverse description

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

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
SPMD, 2012 10,000,000 - Unknown