The obverse of the coin in the ring of dots in relief is depicted the dome of the Senate building in the Moscow Kremlin and Spasskaya tower, right of the turret the mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД". The outside of the ring semi-circle along the rim inscriptions: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ 1994г." below - "БАНК РОССИИ"(the inscriptions are separated with a diamond-shaped ornament).
On the coin reverse against the background of the Admiralty building and the monument to Peter I (bronze horseman) depicts a red army soldier, sailor, militia, and nurse (to symbolize the people of Leningrad who defended their city). On a circle the inscription: "50-летие РАЗГРОМА НЕМЕЦКО-ФАШИСТСКИХ ВОЙСК ПОД ЛЕНИНГРАДОМ"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: V. A. Kornilov.
The Sculptor: S. A. Kornilov.
Date of issue: 20 January 1994
Fighting for the liberation of Leningrad took place from 10 July 1941 to August 9, 1944. The United fascist army surrounded the city on 8 September 1941 and kept him in the ring to break the blockade on 27 January 1944, after which the siege was still going to fall. Most of the losses among the civilian population caused famine and mass migration inland. The only connection of Leningrad with other regions remained the Neva river and Ladoga lake, which in winter on the ice, and in summer the water went the trains with food. After the liberation of the city it lived only 550 thousand inhabitants, before the war was 3 million.
The only version of the release of this coin. Made proof finish with the use of stamps, polished to a mirror Shine, while the relief has not been polished. Ideally a mirror surface and frosted design. The term proof-like (proof-like) indicates the possible presence of barely visible defects in the production and sales, missing out on the proof (proof). The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging, then could shift collectors in a plastic capsule.
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