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 features
the relief image of the main building of Moscow state University (MSU), top 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 the star at the top), under the base of the MSU in small print the date of issue of the coin "1979", in Kant's 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 L. S. Kamshilov (reverse).
Date of issue unknown.
Total circulation: 5 million pieces. Part of the edition is the collector's performance UNC
, BU and proof only 500 PCs 334
The main building of Moscow state University belongs to the so-called "Stalin skyscrapers", designed in the late 1940's and built in the early 50's. Located on the perimeter of the historical center of Moscow. All were conceived 9 skyscrapers, but to build was only 7 (MSU - the highest of them). Some of the buildings are residential apartments.