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 "1991".On the coin reverse
depicts in relief the monument to David of Sassoun, located in the city of Yerevan (Armenia). Bottom left above stylized pattern indicate the date of installation of the monument - "1959", under the monument there is a word "ЕРЕВАН" Up in a semicircle along the rim the inscription: "ПАМЯТНИК ДАВИДУ САСУНСКОМУ"(the font is reminiscent of Armenian letters).
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Release date: 13 November 1991, refers to a series of coins dedicated to the attractions of the USSR.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
Sculptor: N.. Noses.
Total circulation: 2.5 million pieces, of which 350 thousand coins collectible performance Proof and UNC
David of Sassoun - an Armenian epic hero of the XIII century, according to legend, came from the historical region of Sasun (now territory of Turkey). The epic tells the story of the battle of Armenians against Arab invaders. In 1943 in the Armenian resistance to the Nazis was created by a tank column "David of Sasun". Monument erected in Yerevan in 1959 by sculptor Ervand Kochar. Made of copper sheets, the base is made of basalt boulders. The original plaster version of the monument was created in 1939, but the sculptor was wrongly accused and sent to prison, and the statue was demolished. Later sculptor acquitted, and in 1957 was asked to create a copy of the monument, but bigger.