The obverse of the coin
in the upper part of the disc - the coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956: the hammer and sickle on a globe, beneath the rising sun, at the top a five-pointed star; the sides of the ears of corn, tied with fifteen turns of the tape, the lower stage is much wider, symbolizes the RSFSR (the rest of the coils - the other republics). Under the arms the full width of the coin there is an inscription "СССР" below is the value: a large stylized number "5" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЕЙ" even the small numbers below the year of issue "1988".On the reverse
in relief is depicted the monument "Millennium of Russia" in the background of the Novgorod Kremlin Park. Beneath the base of the monument is placed a horizontal inscription in ancient characters «НОВГОРОД» up in a semicircle along the edge to the lettering in the same font: «ПАМЯТНИК «ТЫСЯЧЕЛЕТИЕ РОССИИ» under the first letter "П"the date of the monument is "1862".
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: 12 October 1988, refers to a series of coins dedicated to the attractions of the USSR.
Artist: A. G. Miroshnichenko.
Sculptor: N.. Noses.
Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 325 thousand coins collectible proof performance
In 1862 was celebrated the 1000th anniversary of the Vikings calling on Russia marked the beginning of Russian statehood. This event in Novgorod, considered the first capital of Russia, was a huge monument designed by Mikhail Mikeshin, I. Schroeder, the works were supervised by architect V. Hartmann. On the granite pedestal stands a bronze Orb, on top of which is symbolically depicted kneeling Russia (women) before the angel. At the base of the power, there are sculptures depicting the most important events of history: the calling of the Varangians, the baptism, the battle of Kulikovo, the Foundation of the Russian Kingdom, the coronation of Mikhail Fedorovich, the formation of the Empire. At the bottom of the pedestal is a frieze with reliefs, which depict the outstanding figures of Russia. The height of the monument is 15.7 meters, diameter - 9 meters, weight 10 tons.