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10 rubles 2001 "40 years of Gagarin's flight " (sign MMD). Description, cost

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Coin 10 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD) cost
Nominal: 10 rubles
Year: 2001
Period of issue: 2001
Standard weight: 8,4 g
Mint: MMD
Standart diameter: 27 mm
Standart thickness: 2,1 mm
Volume of issue: 10 millions
Metal: Bimetal (ring - brass, disc - Nickel silver)
Edge: 300 riffles and two inscriptions "ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" separated by two stars
10 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD). Edge
Nominal: 10 rubles
Year: 2001
Period of issue: 2001
Standart weight: 8,4 g
Mint: MMD
Standart diameter: 27 mm
Standart thickness: 2,1 mm
Volume of issue: 10 millions
Metal: Bimetal (ring - brass, disc - Nickel silver)
Edge: 300 riffles and two inscriptions "ДЕСЯТЬ РУБЛЕЙ" separated by two stars
10 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD). Edge

Description of coin 10 rubles 2001 "40 years of Gagarin's flight " (sign MMD):

Embossing is produced on the workpiece consisting of two metals: brass ring, inside which is inserted a copper-Nickel disk. The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.

The obverse of the coin in the middle of two lines with specified amount (the number "10" underneath the word "РУБЛЕЙ" below is a mark of the Moscow mint (consists of letters "ММД". Inside the figure "0" alternately when changing the angle of inclination can be seen the number "10" and the word "РУБ" On a circle above the inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" at the bottom the year of issue "2001", on the left a Laurel branch, right to oak.

On the coin reverse there is a portrait of Yuri Gagarin in a spacesuit, on the right three stars on the left one, below the signature-a facsimile of "Gagarin" (the signature comes in a yellow circle). Upstairs in a circle the inscription - "12 АПРЕЛЯ 1961 ГОДА"

Artist - A. V. Baklanov, sculptor - A. S. Kunats. The coin was released on 11 April 2001.


Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, the first man to visit space. April 12, 1961, at the age of 27 years on the ship "Vostok" made one revolution around the Earth, which lasted 108 minutes, and then landed safely near Saratov. The start was made from the cosmodrome "Baikonur". Flight height ranged from 175 to 302 kilometers. Flight preparation was in a hurry, so I had to abandon the emergency rescue system, additional brake setup and some other elements. After two days in Moscow held a solemn meeting with the participation of Gagarin, where he told the audience about his flight. The astronaut died on 27 March 1968 during a training flight on a new plane.

The famous helmet with the letters "СССР"actually had inscriptions, they were added later, during the photo shoot.


There are a variety of coins with the sign of the Saint-Petersburg mint.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 10 рублей:

1. 55 years of Victory (sign SPMD) 10 rubles 2000
2. 55 years of Victory sign (MMD) 10 rubles 2000
3. 40 years of Gagarin's flight (sign SPMD) 10 rubles 2001
4. 60 years of Victory sign (MMD) 10 rubles 2005
5. 60 years of Victory (sign SPMD) 10 rubles 2005
6. All-Russia population census 10 rubles 2010
7. The 65th anniversary of the great Victory 10 rubles 2010
8. 50 years first flight man in space 10 rubles 2011
9. The 1150th anniversary of Russian statehood 10 rubles 2012
10. The 70th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad 10 rubles 2013
11. The 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Russian Federation 10 rubles 2013
12. XXVII world summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan. Emblem 10 rubles
13. XXVII world summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan. Talisman 10 rubles
14. The reunification of the Crimea with Russia 10 rubles 2014
15. The return of Sevastopol to Russia 10 rubles 2014
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