Description

The Baltic Offensive denotes the campaign between the northern Fronts of the Red Army and the German Army Group North in the Baltic States during the autumn of 1944. The result of the series of battles was the isolation and encirclement of the Army Group North in the Courland Pocket.

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 monument to the Soviet Soldier in Tallinn. Along the rim inscriptions. Above BALTIC OFFENSIVE. Below GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941-1945.

Artist: L. A. Yevdokimova

★ ПРИБАЛТИЙСКАЯ 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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