Coin "Olympiad-80 Olympic torch"

Coin "Olympiad-80. Olympic torch": from the series "Games of the XXII Olympiad., Moscow. 1980": [photo] / foto. A. Melentiev. - Electronic data (3 files: 9.9 MB). - St. Petersburg: Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, 2013. -
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In the photos : Commemorative coin denomination 1 ruble (front side, reverse side, in horizontal position). It was released in 1980 and is dedicated to the Games of the XXII Olympiad in Moscow ("The Olympic torch in Moscow"). Artist: VA Ermakov. The authors of modeling: the front side - SM Ivanov, the reverse side - NA Nosov. The diameter is 31 mm. Copper-nickel alloy of white color. 12.8 The Leningrad Mint. Circulation: 5 million copies, including improved quality - 509.5 thousand copies. Location: From a private collection. - Face (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, on both sides of which, two letters on each side, the inscription "USSR". In the lower segment - in two lines the inscription "1 РУБЛЬ". Circumferential edge. The image and inscriptions are relief. The reverse side (reverse): in the center is the image of a hand clutching an Olympic torch, against the background of symbolic drawings of the sports arena and the panorama of the city of Moscow with its historical monuments and modern architectural structures. To the left is the emblem of the XXII Summer Olympic Games of 1980 in Moscow, on the bottom right is the date "1980", indicating the year of release. On the circumference there is the inscription "GAMES 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. Olympic Games - Symbols - 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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