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

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Coin 2 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD) cost
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 2001
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 2001
Standard weight: 5,1 g
Mint: MMD
Standart diameter: 23 mm
Standart thickness: 1,8 mm
Volume of issue: 10 millions.
Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections
2 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD). Edge
Nominal: 2 rubles
Year: 2001
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 2001
Standart weight: 5,1 g
Mint: MMD
Standart diameter: 23 mm
Standart thickness: 1,8 mm
Volume of issue: 10 millions.
Edge: 84 corrugations divided in 12 equal sections
2 rubles 2001 40 years of Gagarin's flight  (sign MMD). Edge

Description of coin 2 rubles 2001 "40 years of Gagarin's flight " (sign MMD):

The obverse of the coin to the left of the center, specified value: large figure "2" where the word "РУБЛЯ" Below the horizontal inscription "БАНК РОССИИ" under which the date - "2001". On the right side there is a stylized plant branch, near which is a mark of the Moscow mint (consists of letters "ММД". On the left, near Kant is one small part of a floral ornament.

On the coin reverse there is a portrait of Yuri Gagarin's cap, chest located facsimile signature "Gagarin". The right two lines indicate the date space flight "on April 12, 1961.". Top left a picture of a star with a train, facing down.

The obverse and reverse sides have a protruding on the circumference of the piping.

Artist - A. V. Baklanov, the sculptors: A. A. Dolgopolova, A.V. Baklanov. 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.


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