The Complex of the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
the mirror field of the disc bears a relief image of the National Coat of Arms of the Russian Federation, over it along the rim there is the semicircular inscription ‘РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ’ (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) framed on both sides by doubled rhombuses, below under the coat of arms there are indications of the precious metal and its fineness on the left and the fine metal content and the mint trade mark on the right, at the bottom in the centre, in three lines, there is an inscription ‘БАНК РОССИИ’ (BANK OF RUSSIA), the denomination of the coin ‘3 РУБЛЯ’ (3 RUBLES), and the year of issue ‘2020 г.’ (2020).
a relief image of the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the inscriptions ‘ГЛАВНЫЙ ХРАМ ВООРУЖЕННЫХ СИЛ РОССИИ’ (THE MAIN CHURCH OF THE RUSSIAN ARMED FORCES) at the top and ‘ХРАМ ВОСКРЕСЕНИЯ ХРИСТОВА’ (THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST) at the bottom along the rim.
Designers: E.V. Kramskaya (obverse), A.D. Schablykin (reverse).
Sculptors: A.A. Dolgopolova (obverse), A.N. Bessonov (reverse).
Mint: Saint Petersburg Mint (СПМД).
Edge: 300 corrugations.
The Main Cathedral of the Russian Armed Forces (Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ) is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, as well as the military feats of the Russian people in all other wars. It is located in the Patriot Park.
According to the project, the height of the Cathedral including the cross is 95m. The diameter of the drum of the main dome is 19.45m, as 1945 is when the Great Patriotic War ended. The height of the belfry is 75m: 2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Great Patriotic War. The height of the small dome is 14.18m: during the Great Patriotic War, the hostilities lasted 1,418 days and nights. Each of the side-chapels is dedicated to the patron saint of one of the Russian Armed Forces branches.
The Cathedral’s territory also includes the 1,418 step long gallery ‘The Road of Memory’. Owing to the micrography, the gallery was decorated with dozens of millions of photos of the Great Patriotic War participants.