The obverse of the coin
box is divided into two parts, each banded by a thin line. In the upper (larger) part of the coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956: the hammer and sickle on a globe, beneath the rising sun, at the top a five-pointed star; the sides of the ears of corn, tied with fifteen turns of the tape, the lower stage is much wider, symbolizes the RSFSR (the rest of the coils - the other republics). At the side of the emblem the inscription "СССР" divided into two parts (the first and last letters are raised). In the lower (smaller) part of the coin disc - a large stylized number "1" under it is the word "РУБЛЬ"The reverse of the coin
in the foreground is the image of the monument to the conquerors of space (found in Moscow at ENEA), bottom left in small print the date of issue of the coin - "1979". In the background: the space station "Mir" on the background of the stars, at the top depicts the first artificial Earth satellite, bottom right - the emblem of the XXII Summer Olympic games 1980 in Moscow (the five rings, linked together, and the soaring lines, symbolizing the athletic track, with a star on top). For Kant circumference there are inscriptions: "ИГРЫ XXII ОЛИМПИАДЫ""МОСКВА" "1980", separated by dots.
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: V. A. Ermakov.
The sculptor: V. M. Ivanov (obverse) and N.. Noses (reverse).
Date of issue unknown.
Circulation: 334 500 pieces (along with coins quality BU and proof). Total circulation (including a typical performance
) 5 million
The station "Mir" was launched into Earth orbit in 1986 by the Soviet Union. Became the first spaceship on which the crew could be a long time. Flight altitude ranged from 350 to 375 miles. Gradually, the station expanded by adding new units and reached the size of a football field. In 1998, running the international space station "МКС" which gradually assumed the function of station "Mir". 23 March 2001, the Mir was removed from orbit and sunk in the Pacific ocean.