The obverse of the coin in the ring of dots in relief is depicted the dome of the Senate building in the Moscow Kremlin and Spasskaya tower, right of the turret the mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД". The outside of the ring semi-circle along the rim inscriptions: at the top - "ТРИ РУБЛЯ 1995г." below - "БАНК РОССИИ"(the inscriptions are separated with a diamond-shaped ornament).
The reverse of the coin in the foreground is a Soviet soldier with a rifle and a flag, followed by two more Soviet soldier, leading the fight from behind fortifications. In the background are the Cathedral and other sights of Vienna. Circumferentially along the rim inscriptions: at the top - "ОСВОБОЖДЕНИЕ ЕВРОПЫ ОТ ФАШИЗМА" lower left - "ВЕНА" lower right - "13∙04∙1945." (upper inscription is separated from the lower points).
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: V. A. Kornilov.
The Sculptor: S. A. Kornilov.
Release date: 11 APR 1995
The Vienna offensive was held from 16 March to 15 April 1945, in parallel with the battles in East Prussia. Western Hungary, remaining under the command of the Wehrmacht was on the side of Nazi Germany, they were opposed by the Soviet army and Bulgaria. The attack was from Czechoslovakia and previously freed Eastern Hungary and from Yugoslavia. During heavy fighting was completely liberated Austria (battle for the capital lasted 8 days), Western Hungary, the enemy lost an important economic district. Together with the victory on the Baltic sea, this operation created the conditions for the subsequent capture of Berlin.
The only version of the release of this coin. Made proof finish with the use of stamps, polished to a mirror Shine, while the relief has not been polished. Ideally a mirror surface and frosted design. The term proof-like (proof-like) indicates the possible presence of barely visible defects in the production and sales, missing out on the proof (proof). The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging, then could shift collectors in a plastic capsule.
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