Item 2008.005.03.002 - Soviet one ruble coins, WWII commemoration

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Soviet one ruble coins, WWII commemoration

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  • 1965 (Creation)

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9 coins: metal alloy; 3 x 3 cm

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silver-coloured coins with the image of a man carrying large sword and small child, stepping on a swastika. The reverse side depicts a crest featuring sheaves of wheat, star, globe, and hammer and sickle. Russian words on both sides, as well as on edge. The edge reads: One ruble - May 1965. Recto reads: USSR. One ruble. Verso reads: Victory over Fascist Germany. XX years.

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  • Russian

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heads: [Russian writing], "XX ЛET"; tails: "CCCP," "один рубль" ["one ruble"].

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This particular design of the one ruble coin was produced to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Russian victory in the Second World War.

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