Coin Berlin operation

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
UC# 111 Unknown 5712-0027

Authors

Художник аверса E. V. Kramskaya
Скульптор реверса A. I. Molostov
Художник реверса L. A. Evdokimova
Скульптор аверса Computer modelling

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date February 5, 2015
Weight 6 г .
Diameter 25 мм .
Thickness 1.8 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Denomination 5
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Nickel Plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with smooth sections (12 sections on the 5 reefs)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Berlin operation was the final strategic offensive operations of the Soviet troops to the triumphant end of the Great Patriotic War, as well as the completion of World War II in Europe.

Planning for combat operations to capture Berlin began the leadership of the General Staff in November 1944. Before the Red Army command was put the main objective to defeat the German Army Group "A", the completion of the liberation of Poland and the capture of Berlin.

Berlin offensive operation lasted 23 days, during which the Soviet army advanced on the western direction in different locations from one hundred to 220 kilometers. The heroic attack on Berlin was attended by troops of I Byelorussian, Ukrainian I and II Byelorussian fronts. Front fighting was about 300 kilometers. The command of the marshals of the USSR carried out Rokossovsky KK, GK Zhukov and Konev I.

Sturm German capital began on April 16, 1945. Attack of the Soviet troops began a 3 o'clock in the morning when the spotlight. After 4 days, Berlin was closed in a ring.

As a result of our operations in captivity got about 490000 people, completely destroyed 93 German divisions, captured a huge number of trophies in the form of weapons and equipment. At the same time, from German captivity were released more than 200,000 citizens of foreign countries, hundreds of thousands of Soviet people were able to return home.

The absolute success of the Berlin operation led to a complete disorganization of the German armed forces and end their resistance. This high degree of combat capability of the Soviet Red Army was demonstrated.

Obverse description

In the center - the denomination of the coin, "5 РУБЛЕЙ", below - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", under it - the year of issue "2014", the left and right - the stylized branch plants, right at the edge - the mint trademark.

Reverse description

Relief image of the monument to Soviet soldiers at the memorial cemetery Seelow Heights, along the rim - inscriptions, separated by two asterisks at the top: "БЕРЛИНСКАЯ ОПЕРАЦИЯ" at the bottom: "ВЕЛИКАЯ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1941-1945 гг.".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2014 2,000,000 - Unknown