Joseph Stalin was a Soviet politician and the dictator of the Soviet Union (1927–1953).
In 1912, he took on his pseudonym, Stalin, which means “man of steel.”
During his period of rule, Stalin created a totalitarian dictatorship. This collection contains the only 2 coins ever issued worldwide with an individual portrait of Stalin.
In addition to both Czechoslovakian silver coins, a commemorative postage stamp with the portrait of Stalin from the former German Democratic Republic is included.