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 arms the full width of the coin there is an inscription "СССР" below is the value: a large stylized number "1" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЬ" even below, in smaller numbers, the year of issue "1987".
The reverse features the relief image of a bow. On one of his hanging down tapes located pressed-in date in large print - "1917", right under the bow - a Laurel branch, over which are inscriptions: "70" and "years" are located one below the other; on the upper part of the bow symbolic image of the globe on it: right at the top - the hammer and sickle, bottom left - the cruiser "Aurora". Along the bottom of the edging and the reverse has an inscription in a semicircle - "ВЕЛИКОЙ ОКТЯБРЬСКОЙ СОЦИАЛИСТИЧЕСКОЙ РЕВОЛЮЦИИ"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Artist: Vladimir Nikitin.
Sculptor: L. S. Komshilov.
Date of issue: 20 Oct 1987
Total circulation: 4 million pieces, including 200 thousand coins collectible proof performance.
The October revolution happened on 7 November (25 October old style), at the same time was formed the RSFSR. In the course of the revolutionary actions in Petrograd overthrew the Provisional government and established Soviet power. The military revolutionary Committee that planned the revolt, was led by Lenin, who then became the first Secretary of the new state. Revolution was the result of years of training (since the second half of the XIX century), to carry out a coup failed because of the weakness of the authorities.