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
shows part of the monument "to Heroes of Stalingrad battle" in Volgograd. On a circle the inscription: top - "СТАЛИНГРАДСКАЯ БИТВА" 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 - M. P. Efimenko. The coin was released on August 29, 2014.
The largest land battle in the history of mankind. Lasted from 17 July 1942 to 2 February 1943. After a counter-offensive near Moscow German troops have been thrown to the West and Hitler had decided to capture the strategically important South and from there to move to the capital. At first, the enemy had advanced to Stalingrad, but then the Soviet forces managed to win several decisive victories and the Germans were forced out of the space between the Volga and the don (the largest fighting unfolded in Stalingrad). The main achievement of the battle was the loss of the Wehrmacht the advantages of their positions and the protection of the German troops coming from the South oil. Total losses on both sides totaled more than two million people.