The city of Leningrad was announced the hero city on May 1st 1945 by the Soviet government after a 900-day siege by enemy troops. Leningrad was awarded the order of V.I.Lenin and the medal of Gold Star for the heroism of its citizens in the World War II. 10000000 specimens of this coin were issued.
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