The obverse of the coin
in the upper part of the disc - 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). Under the coat of arms, nominal value: a large stylized number "1" under which the horizontal is the word "РУБЛЬ" At the sides the inscription "СССР" divided into two parts.On the coin reverse
in the center of the disc - the relief image of the monument to Lenin with outstretched hand (rotated to the left), underneath (the horizontal line), the numbers "60" (top of the numbers a little bit comes on the line), and below the inscription "ЛЕТ" left and right labels are placed the Laurel branch (symbol of victory); in the background - a stylized image of a radiant sun with alternating thin and thick beams; along the rim there is an inscription in a semicircle - "СОЮЗ СОВЕТСКИХ СОЦИАЛИСТИЧЕСКИХ РЕСПУБЛИК"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: V. K. Nikitin.
The Sculptor: S. M. Ivanov.
Date of issue: December 1, 1982
Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 79 thousand coins collectible proof performance. There is a remake in 1988 by LMD, with a circulation of 55 thousand (different date on the edge "1988").
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was formed on 29 December 1922 when the Union of four republics, which at that time already managed to establish Soviet power: the RSFSR, the Ukrainian SSR, the Byelorussian SSR, the TSFSR. Was later joined by other former Russian Empire
, which became republics within the Soviet Union. Thus was formed the state, occupying 1/6 of the land with a single currency and a population of nearly 300 million people. The pressure from Western countries, the wrong economic system and the restriction of freedom of citizens led to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.