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 "2016". 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 monument to the Liberators of Riga, in the background the outlines of a modern city. At the top of a semicircle between two five-pointed stars and the inscription - "РИГА" beneath the image horizontally the date of the liberation of Riga - "15 ОКТЯБРЯ 1944 г."
The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.
The coin was released August 1, 2016.
In the autumn of 1944 with the completion of the Byelorussian operation "Bagration" Soviet troops entered the Baltic States, freeing Tallinn and then Riga from German occupation. Because of the difficult terrain and lack of developed network of roads to attack the enemy was extremely difficult, but well-chosen strategy allows you to quickly move to the West. The Islands of the Baltic sea amoebiasis with landing. The German army in the fighting suffered heavy losses.