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  • 10 Rubles 2023, KM# 5714-0090, Russia, Federation, Cities of Labour Valour, Novosibirsk
  • 10 Rubles 2023, KM# 5714-0090, Russia, Federation, Cities of Labour Valour, Novosibirsk
Description

City of Labour Valour is a Russian honorary title assigned to cities who had an outstanding record of uninterrupted production of military and civilian products at industrial enterprises during World War II. It was established by federal law dated to 1 March 2020. The title is awarded by decree of the President of the Russian Federation. It was created as part of the diamond jubilee celebrations of the end of the war in 2020. It was awarded to twenty Russian cities. This distinction corresponds to the distinction of Hero City and City of Military Glory.

There are many privileges that come with being awarded with the title. In a city that was awarded the title, a stele is installed with the coat of arms of the city. On public events such as Labour Day, Victory Day (9 May) and their individual City Day, the city is entitled to host a fireworks show.

Issue date: 05.05.2023

Obverse

Depicts the inscriptions along the circumference: BANK OF RUSSIA at the top and ‘2023’ at the bottom, branches of the bay tree and oak tree on the left and right respectively. The number ‘10’ and the inscription RUBLES in the centre. The digit ‘0’ features a security element inside in the form of the figure ‘10’ and the inscription RUB visible at various viewing angles to the coin surface. The Moscow Mint trademark at the bottom.

БАНК РОССИИ
10 РУБЛЕЙ
2023
ММД

Reverse

Depicts a fragment of the monument Children – Home Front Workers; along the circumference inscriptions: NOVOSIBIRSK at the top and CITIES OF LABOUR VALOUR on the band at the bottom.

Novosibirsk is the largest city and administrative centre of Novosibirsk Oblast and the Siberian Federal District in Russia.

Novosibirsk was awarded the honorary title City of Labour Valour for the great contribution of its residents to the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945, uninterrupted manufacture of military and civilian products at industrial enterprises and people’s labour heroism and commitment.

On May 5th, in honour of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, a solemn opening of the monument Children – Home Front Workers. The monument depicts a woman and a child working at a machine during the years of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

Designer: A. A. Brynza
Sculptor: A. V. Gnidin

НОВОСИБИРСК
ГОРОДА ТРУДОВОЙ ДОБЛЕСТИ

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
Moscow Mint (MMD)

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