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Title: Ten (10) 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: 39 mm, 12 O'Clock (1 9/16 in., 12 O'Clock)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male figures wrestling (Khuresh). Winner performing dance of an eagle with wreath. Moscow Summer Olympic Games commemorative.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Hammer and sickle over globe within wreath
Inscription: Reverse: 1980
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./ In foreground two male figures in wrestling hold (Khuresh). In background two figures performing "dance of an eagle" with wreath. Olympic logo and rings in left field, inscription around from lower left to lower right; date in exergue. Mint letters? to right of date. Geometric design above date.
Accession Number: NG.U.2011.2.54