Description

The Battle of Berlin, designated the Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation by the Soviet Union, was the final major offensive of the European theatre of World War II. Starting on 12 January 1945, the battle within the city lasted from 20 April until the morning of 2 May.

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

Soviet Soldier memorial statue at the Seelow Heights. Along the rim inscriptions. Above BATTLE OF BERLIN. Below GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR 1941-1945.

Artist: L. A. Yevdokimova

★ БЕРЛИНСКАЯ 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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