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75th Anniversary of the Full Liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi Blockade
75-летие полного освобождения Ленинграда от фашистской блокады
Presented by
Central Bank of the Russian Federation
Nominal value
25 rubles
Weight
10,00
Diameter
27,00
Metal
Cupro-nickel
Mintage
5000000
Production quality
Standard quality
Designer
Designer: A.D. Schablykin. Sculptor: computer simulation.
Producer
Moscow Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, the semicircular inscription ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION), framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, the inscription ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination, the year of issue of the coin and the mint trademark. 

Reverse: an image of the Broken Ring Monument with a semicircular inscription: ‘75-ЛЕТИЕ ПОЛНОГО ОСВОБОЖДЕНИЯ ЛЕНИНГРАДА ОТ ФАШИСТСКОЙ БЛОКАДЫ’ (75th Anniversary of the Full Liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi Blockade).
A brief annotation
The Leningrad Blockade during the Great Patriotic War lasted from 8 September 1941 to 27 January 1944. Destroying the city was an important goal of the enemy; however, Nazi forces failed to breach the defences. As a result, Leningrad suffered a nearly 900-day siege with daily aerial and artillery bombardments. In January 1944, during the Leningrad-Novgorod operation, the Nazi armies surrounding the city were defeated and repelled. 27 January 1944 was the day when the siege of Leningrad was completely lifted.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
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