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3 Rubles Yuri Gagarin Monument

3 Rubles (Yuri Gagarin Monument) -  obverse 3 Rubles (Yuri Gagarin Monument) -  reverse

Features

Country Soviet Union (USSR)
(Russia)
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 3 Rubles (3 SUR)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 34.56 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 3.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1991
References Y# 262, Schön# 227
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

30th Anniversary of the Spaceflight of Yuri Gagarin

Obverse

Coat of arms of the USSR, the Russian text for "USSR" (СССР), the mass of silver in the coin in grams (31,1), the metallic composition and millesimal fineness of the coin (Ag 900), a signature, the coin's denomination of 3 rubles (3 РУБЛЯ), and mintage year of the coin (1991).

Lettering:
СССР
Ag 900 ЛМД
31,1
3
РУБПЯ
ЛМД
1991

Translation:
USSR
LMD
3
Rubles

Reverse

Yuri Gagarin monument on Leninsky Avenue in Moscow, text "30 YEARS OF FIRST HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT" in Russian (30 ЛЕТ ПЕРВОГО ПОЛЕТА ЧЕЛОВЕКА КОСМОС), two dates (1961, 1991), and approximately 7 stars in a background representing space.

Lettering:
30 ЛЕТ ПЕРВОГО ПОЛЕТА ЧЕЛОВЕКА КОСМОС
∙ 1961 1991 ∙

Translation: 30 YEARS OF FIRST HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT

Engraver: Nikolay Nosov

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991 ЛМД 35,000 Proof; Leningrad Mint

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