From May 1 to May 9, the Russian money museum of Goznak JSC is holding an Internet marathon: every day at 9:45 the images of the most interesting exhibits of the new exhibition "Victory Signs" and stories about them will be published in museum social networks.
The exhibition "Signs of Victory" organized by the Museum of Money History in the halls of the House of Stock Capital is timed to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. This week it was virtually opened. The recording of the first tour of the exhibition "Victory Signs" is available on the YouTube channel of the Museum of the History of Money: https://youtu.be/AsFiqht2IJk.
During the Great Patriotic War Goznak's enterprises provided the country with products of the most important state importance - banknotes, coins, securities, documents, government loan bonds and, of course, government awards, the circulation of which increased many times.
The exhibition "Victory Signs" through the products of Goznak shows the history of the Great Patriotic War. There are unique items - sketches and trial versions of war awards; samples of government loan bonds, sketches of paper money with portraits of outstanding military leaders of the past and ordinary war heroes - pilots, infantrymen, Red Fleet. Many exhibits of the exhibition are shown to the general public for the first time. These are tools for minting medals and coins of the war years, sketches of the Orders of Suvorov, Kutuzov, Alexander Nevsky, approved by Stalin; prototypes of the orders; diplomas awarded the Order of Victory, made especially for Stalin and Brezhnev.
From 1 to 9 May daily at 9:45 the Museum of Money History will publish in its social networks images of the most interesting exhibits of the exhibition "Victory Signs" with a short story about them.
In particular, will be presented a sketch of bonds of the Collective Farm Cooperative Loan of 1941, the issue of which was planned in the first months of the war, but was not implemented; a prototype of the Order of Suvorov I degree - one of the highest military awards, established during the war; a trial coin dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Victory (issued in the end was another version of this coin) and other unique items.
To visit the exhibition "Victory Signs" - will be possible immediately after the removal of restrictions on the work of museums.