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Title: Ten (10) Rubles
Date: 1979-1980
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Culture(s):
Russian
Mint: Europe, Russia
Technique: milled
Medium: silver, 90% (AR); alloy, cupric, 10%
Dimensions: Coin: 39 mm, 12 O'Clock (1 9/16 in., 12 O'Clock)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male figure - weight lifter (Soviet style/ kettlebell). Moscow Summer Olympic Games commemorative.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Hammer and sickle over globe within wreath
Inscription: Reverse: 1979
Inscription: Obverse: CCCP 10
Description: Open wreath of bound grain, star between open ends. Within wreath globe over which a hammer and sickle. CC in field left CP in field right. Denomination in two lines in exergue./ Male figure standing facing, left arm on hips, right arm raised with weight (kettlebell). Olympic logo and rings in upper right, inscription around from lower left to lower right; date in exergue. Mint letters? right on line of exergue. Floral design in background.
Accession Number: NG.U.2011.2.47