Description

The Vistula–Oder Offensive was a successful Red Army operation on the Eastern Front in the European Theatre of World War II. It took place between 12 January and 2 February 1945. The offensive took Soviet forces from their start lines on the Vistula River almost 480 km to the Oder River.

Obverse

Denomination 5 RUBLES in two lines, lower the inscription BANK OF RUSSIA and the issue year, to the left and to the right a stylized twig of a plant, to the right at the rim the Moscow Mint's trademark (MMD).

Artist: E. V. Kramskaya

5
ММД
РУБЛЕЙ
БАНК РОССИИ
2014

Reverse

Cemetery Mausoleum of Soldiers of Russian Army, Warsaw. Along the rim inscriptions. Above VISTULA–ODER OFFENSIVE. Below GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941-1945.

Artist: L. A. Yevdokimova

★ ВИСЛО-ОДЕРСКАЯ ОПЕРАЦИЯ ★
ВЕЛИКАЯ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1941-1945 гг.

Edge

12 sections by 5 corrugations.

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Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 6 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Moscow Mint (MMD)

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