• 10 Rubles 2015, Russia, Federation, Cities of Military Glory, Kovrov
  • 10 Rubles 2015, Russia, Federation, Cities of Military Glory, Kovrov
Description

City of Military Glory is an honorary title bestowed upon the citizenry of Russian cities, where defenders had displayed courage, steadfastness, and mass heroism in the fight for their Fatherland’s freedom and independence during the Second World War.

Kovrov is a city in Vladimir Oblast and a major center of Russia's defense industry. When the Great Patriotic War began, about 20,000 residents of Kovrov, a small town, went to fight on the frontlines. Plant workers, a third of whom were women and children, worked day and night, providing the army with weapons and equipment. Fifteen Kovrov residents were awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

Obverse

In the center of the disc the indication of the denomination of the coin 10 RUBLES. Inside of the figure "0" – hidden pictures of the figure 10 and of the inscription RUB visible by turns on changing angle of vision. Along the rim circular inscriptions, on top BANK OF RUSSIA, on bottom the mint trade mark (SPMD) and the date 2015, to the left the stylized image of a laurel branch, to the right of the oak one.

БАНК РОССИИ
10 РУБЛЕЙ
2015
СПМД

Reverse

The coat of arms of the town of Kovrov, over it on a ribbon the semicircular inscription CITIES OF MILITARY GLORY, below the inscription along the rim KOVROV.

The coat of arms includes the lion and two hares.

ГОРОДА ВОИНСКОЙ СЛАВЫ
КОВРОВ

Edge

6 sections with 5 corrugations and 6 sections with 7 corrugations alternated with 12 smooth sections.

Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Brass Plated Steel
Weight 5.63 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Saint Petersburg Mint (SPMD)

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