Victory Parade in Moscow (Marshal Zhukov on Red Square in Moscow)

The Series: The 50th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945

"The obverse"
"The reverse"

The obverse

in the center — a view of the dome of the Senate building and the Saviour's Tower of the Moscow Kremlin, to the left - the metal sign and the finenes, to the right - the fine metal content and the mint trademark. The inscriptions along the rim framed by a circle of dots: at the top — «ДВА РУБЛЯ 1995 г.» (TWO RUBLES 1995), at the bottom — «БАНК РОССИИ» (BANK OF RUSSIA).

The reverse

Marshal Georgy Zhukov on horseback during the Victory Parade on Red Square in Moscow, the inscription at the top along the rim - «ПАРАД ПОБЕДЫ 24.06.45" (VICTORY PARADE 24.06.45).

Authors

The artist: I.I. Kopytkin
The sculptors: I.I. Kopytkin, A.A. Kolodkin
Leningrad Mint (ЛМД)
The edge: 195 corrugations

Marshal Georgy Zhukov (1896-1974), a Soviet military commander, fought in the First and Second World Wars. From 1941 to 1945 he was Chief of the General Staff, First Deputy Minister of Defence and Deputy Supreme Commander-in-Chief. On May 8, 1945, he accepted on behalf of the Supreme Commander the surrender of Nazi German troops at Karlshorst, a suburb of Berlin.

Denomination 2 rubles
Quality Proof
Metal, fineness Silver 500/1000
Total weight, G 15,87 (±0,15)
Fine metal
content not less than, G
7,78
Diameter, mm 33,00 (±0,20)
Thickness, mm 2,40 (±0,20)
Mintage, pcs 200000

Date of issue: 21/04/1995
Catalogue number: 5110-0008

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