Description

The Budapest Offensive was the general attack by Soviet and Romanian Army against Nazi Germany and their Axis allies from Hungary. The offensive lasted from 29 October 1944 until the fall of Budapest on 13 February 1945. The offensive was a decisive victory for the USSR as it disabled the last European political ally of Nazi Germany and greatly sped up the process of ending World War II in Europe.

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

The Liberty Statue is a monument on the Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary. Along the rim inscriptions. Above BUDAPEST OFFENSIVE. Below GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941-1945.

Artist: L. A. Yevdokimova

★ БУДАПЕШТСКАЯ 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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