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Title: Five (5) Rubles
Date: 1980
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Culture(s):
Russian
Mint: Europe, Russia
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: Obverse: Hammer and sickle over globe within wreath
Subject/Image: Reverse: Two men on horseback playing equestrian game (isindi). Moscow Summer Olympic Games commemorative.
Inscription: Reverse: 1980
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./ Two men in traditional dress on horseback tossing javelin or stick from left to right in equestrian game, "isinidi". Olympic logo and rings lower centre, inscription from lower left to lower right. Date below. Mint letters? lower left. Stylized floral ornamentation above date.
Accession Number: NG.U.2011.2.51