The obverse of the coin
to the left of the center, specified value: large figure "2" where the word "РУБЛЯ" Below the horizontal inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" under which date - "2000". 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 coin's reverse
depicts a marine convoy in the foreground the ship, near which there was an explosion on the horizon two more vessels, aircraft in the sky. The left and the medal "gold Star". Below in a semicircle the word "МУРМАНСК"
The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.
Artist - A. V. Baklanov, sculptor - A. S. Khazov.
The coin is issued on 4 may 2000 in honor of the 55th anniversary of the Victory. The series consists of 7 coins, each one dedicated to one of the hero cities. In 2017, the series was complemented by two more coins (Kerch and Sevastopol).
One of the most important sea routes in the war took place in the Barents sea. Here, the Soviet Union received military and humanitarian aid from the allies. City defense has a decisive influence not only in the North region, but the entire outcome of the war. The title of the hero city of Murmansk received in 1985.