The obverse of the coin
to the left of the center, specified value: a large figure "5" under the word "РУБЛЕЙ" Below the horizontal inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" which date is "2014". On the right side there is a stylized plant branch, near which is a mark of the Moscow mint
(consists of letters "ММД". On the left, near Kant is one small part of a floral ornament.The reverse of the coin
depicts the sculpture "Motherland" on Piskarevsky cemetery in St. Petersburg. On a circle the inscription: top - "БИТВА ЗА ЛЕНИНГРАД" at the bottom in a smaller font - "ВЕЛИКАЯ ОТЕЧЕСТВЕННАЯ ВОЙНА 1941-1945 гг."(labels separated by five-pointed stars).
The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.
Artists: E. V. Kramskaya (obverse), L. A. Evdokimova (reverse); obverse stamp made with the use of computer technologies, the sculptor of the reverse stamp - A. I. Molostov. The coin was issued on 9 October 2014.
The battle for Leningrad is called a set of military actions aimed at lifting the blockade of the city and the supply of food and ammunition residents caught up in the environment. Passed 10 Jul 1941-9 August 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. 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.