50 Rubles Saint Isaac's Cathedral

Features

Country Soviet Union
(Russia)
Period Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 50 Rubles (50 SUR)
Currency Ruble (1961-1991)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.75 g
Diameter 22.6 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1991
References Y# 277,
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Schön# 235
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
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Commemorative issue

500th Anniversary of the United Russian State

Obverse

The coat of arms of the Soviet Union; value, date.

Lettering:
СССР
Au 900
7,8
ММД
50
РУБЛЕЙ
1991

Translation:
USSR
Au 900
7,8
MMD
50 Rubles
1991

Reverse

Saint Isaac's Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.

Lettering:
500∙ЛЕТИЕ ЕДИНОГО РУССКОГО ГОСУДАРСТВА
1858г.
ИСААКИЕВСКИЙ СОБОР

Translation:
The 500 Anniversary of the United Russian State
1858 year
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral (sobor) in the city. It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest (by the volume under the cupola) cathedral in the world. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1991 ММД 25,000 Proof; Moscow Mint

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