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Title: Five (5) Rubles
Date: 1979-1980
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Culture(s):
Russian
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: milled
Medium: silver, 90% (AR); alloy, cupric, 10%
Dimensions: Coin: 33 mm, 12 O'Clock (1 5/16 in., 12 O'Clock)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Hammer thrower, stadium behind, architecture. Moscow Summer Olympic Games commemorative.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Hammer and sickle over globe within wreath
Inscription: Reverse: 1979
Inscription: Obverse: CCCP 5
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./ Hammer thrower with net left, stadium behind. Olympic logo and rings right, inscription from lower left to lower right. Date below. Mint letters? lower left
Accession Number: NG.U.2011.2.48