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The 55th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945

Date of Issue
04/05/2000
Catalogue number
5010-0007
Date of Issue
04/05/2000
Catalogue number
5010-0007
Denomination
2 rubles
Quality
UNC
Alloy
German silver
Diameter, mm
23.0
Mintage, pcs
10,000,000

Obverse

in the center - the indication of the face value of the coin in two lines: "2 РУБЛЯ" (2 RUBLES), lower - the inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" (BANK OF RUSSIA), under it - the date "2000", to the left and to the right - a stylized twig of a plant.

Reverse

two transport vessels of the naval escort, close to them - a fountain of an explosion, above them - an aircraft, to the left - the Gold Star Medal, to the right - a warship, at the bottom - the inscription along the rim: "МУРМАНСК" (MURMANSK).

Authors

The artist: A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: I.S.Komshilov
Moscow Mint (ММД)

The highest distinction class "Hero City" accompanied by the awarding with the Lenin Order and the Gold Star Medal has been conferred on the city of Murmansk in 1985 for the mass heroism and courage of its defenders displayed in the struggle for freedom and independence of the Motherland during the Great Patriotic War.

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