3 Kopecks 15 orbits

3 Kopecks (15 orbits) - obverse3 Kopecks (15 orbits) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Soviet Union (Russia)
Period Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1961-1991
Value 3 Kopecks (0.03 SUR)
Currency Rouble (1961-1991)
Composition Brass (58% Copper, 40% Zinc, 2% Manganese (ЛМц 58-2))
Weight 3 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.22 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1991
Number
N#
766
References Y# 128a,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.
Schön# 77
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

The coat of arms of the Soviet Union.
15 ribbons on wreath (7 + 1 + 7 ribbons).

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering: СССР

Translation: USSR

Reverse

Value and date within wheat sprigs.

Script: Cyrillic

Lettering:
3
КОПЕЙКИ
1989

Translation: 3 Kopecks

Edge

Reeded

3 Kopecks (15 orbits) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

M Moscow Mint (Московский монетный двор), Russia (?-date)
Л Saint Petersburg / Leningrad / Petrograd, Russia (1724-date)

Comments

Varieties exist.


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In SCWC Krause - Aluminium-bronze.
The Russian (and Soviet) catalogues list the as Copper-zinc alloy.
According to official technical specifications, the alloy of this coin is brass ЛМц 58-2 (58% Cu, 40% Zn, 2% Mn).

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1961  $ 0.07 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.17 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 32%
1962  $ 3.30 3%
1965  $ 4.10 2%
1966  Photo $ 0.11 $ 1.40 $ 2.10 3%
1967  $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.53 7%
1968  $ 0.14 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.71 $ 1.40 $ 6.60 10%
1969  Photo $ 0.14 $ 0.21 $ 0.25 $ 0.68 $ 2.80 10%
1970  $ 0.06 $ 0.11 $ 0.13 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.52 23%
1971  $ 0.06 $ 0.06 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.24 21%
1972  $ 0.06 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.19 $ 0.62 21%
1973  $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.14 $ 0.16 15%
1974  $ 0.06 $ 0.10 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.24 13%
1975  $ 0.20 $ 0.32 $ 0.62 $ 0.67 $ 0.97 6%
1976  $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.24 $ 0.36 11%
1977  $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.36 10%
1978  $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.33 $ 0.47 $ 2.10 10%
1979  $ 0.03 $ 0.05 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.30 $ 0.43 $ 0.94 14%
1980  $ 0.06 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.13 $ 0.21 $ 0.54 $ 0.77 19%
1981  $ 0.03 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.18 $ 0.27 $ 1.10 17%
1982  $ 0.13 $ 0.13 $ 0.13 $ 0.18 $ 0.24 $ 0.27 $ 1.00 22%
1983  $ 0.09 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 20%
1984  $ 0.08 $ 0.08 $ 0.17 $ 0.17 $ 0.22 $ 0.49 21%
1985  $ 0.04 $ 0.06 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.23 17%
1986  $ 0.10 $ 0.12 $ 0.19 $ 0.24 17%
1987  $ 0.13 $ 0.13 $ 0.16 $ 0.31 $ 0.38 $ 1.10 14%
1988  $ 0.06 $ 0.14 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.28 $ 1.10 16%
1989  $ 0.03 $ 0.16 $ 0.16 $ 0.32 $ 0.41 $ 0.64 19%
1990  $ 0.05 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.64 20%
1991 Л $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.31 $ 0.32 $ 0.87 14% Leningrad Mint
1991 М $ 0.23 $ 0.23 $ 0.27 $ 0.27 $ 0.49 9% Moscow Mint

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Kopecks (15 orbits)
Katz
Auction 86
Lot 1620
Internet Archive
Jun 10, 2023 1966 USD 185.68
(EUR 175.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Kopecks (15 orbits)
Katz
Auction 79
Lot 3352
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2023 1969 UNC USD 8.49
(EUR 8.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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