Item 2008.005.03.003 - Soviet one ruble coins, communist revolution commemoration

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Soviet one ruble coins, communist revolution commemoration

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  • 1967 (Creation)

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13 coins: metal alloy; 3 x 3 cm

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silver coloured coins with the image of a waving Lenin on a backdrop of a large hammer and sickle symbol and the letters USSR. Reverse side depicts crest with wheat sheaves, star, globe, and hammer and sickle. The edge of the coin is marked with dates: 1917-1967. It also reads: Glory to the Great October. Verso reads: Fifty years of Soviet Power. One ruble.

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  • Russian

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heads: "CCCP"; tails: [Russian writing], "один рубль" ["one ruble"]; edge: "1917-1967".

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this particular design of the one ruble coin was produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the communist revolution.

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