Description

The East Prussian Offensive was a strategic offensive by the Red Army against the German Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front (World War II). It lasted from 13 January to 25 April 1945. The Battle of Königsberg was a major part of the offensive, which ended in victory for the Red Army.

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

A fragment of the Monument for the 1200 Guardsmen, remembering the Battle of Königsberg. Along the rim inscriptions. Above: EAST PRUSSIAN OFFENSIVE. Below: GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941-1945.

Artist: L. A. Evdokimova

★ ВОСТОЧНО-ПРУССКАЯ ОПЕРАЦИЯ ★
ВЕЛИКАЯ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1941-1945 гг.

Edge

12 sections by 5 corrugations.

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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