Coin "Olympiad-80. Obelisk" Conquerors of Space "

Coin "Olympiad-80. Obelisk" Conquerors of Space ": from the series" Games of the XXII Olympiad. Moscow. 1980 ": [photo] / photo A. Melentiev - Electronic data (3 files: 9.8 MB) - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2013. -
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On the photos: A commemorative coin with the denomination of 1 ruble (the front side, the reverse side, in a horizontal position) was issued in 1979. It is dedicated to the Games of the XXII Olympiad in Moscow ("Monument") Artist: VA Ermakov. - SM Ivanov, on the reverse side - NA Nosov, diameter 31 mm, copper-nickel alloy of white color, 12.8 Leningrad Mint, circulation: 5 mln. copies, including improved quality - 334.5 thousand copies Location: From private collection - Obverse: the coin field is divided into two parts, in the upper segment - the image of the State Emblem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, for both the sides of which, on two letters on each side, have the inscription "USSR." In the lower segment there is the inscription "1 RUBLE" in two lines. The image and inscriptions are relief. The reverse side (reverse): in the center is an image of the monument to commemorate the outstanding achievements of the Soviet people in the exploration of outer space against the background of the first artificial Earth satellite and orbiting scientific research complex in space, below: on the left is the date "1979", the year of release, to the right is the emblem XXII Summer Olympic Games in 1980 in Moscow. On the circumference there is the inscription "GAMES OF THE XXII OLYMPIADS MOSCOW - 1980" and the speaker of the ed. Images and inscriptions are embossed. The side surface (edge) has two inscriptions "ONE RUBLE", separated by two dots. Inscriptions and points in-depth .
I. Melentiev, Alexei Mikhailovich (1958-). II. Ermakov, Victor Alexandrovich (artist). III. Presidential Library. B. N. Yeltsin (St. Petersburg). IV. The Olympic Games (22, Moscow, 1980). V. Mint. Olympic Games (22, Moscow, city, 1980) - Coins. 2. Olympic Games (collection). 3. Conquerors of space, a monument (Moscow, city) - Coins. 4. Commemorative coins - the USSR.
ББК 63.3 (2) 633-7ю9
ББК 75.4 (2) ю9
Source of electronic copy: PB
Place of origin: From private collection
Publisher Президентская библиотека имени Б. Н. Ельцина
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