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 the small numbers below the year of issue "1991".
The reverse of the coin in the foreground is a modern long jumper during the run, the left placed a little picture of the Cathedral Sagrada Familia in Barcelona - the famous creation of Gaudi's. In the background in the right part of the coin field - the ancient Greek athlete in the moment of landing, made the pattern on an antique vase, underneath on the right is the Greek national ornament. The bottom semi-circle along the rim the inscription: "БАРСЕЛОНА 1992" also on the left semi-circle: "XXV ОЛИМПИАДА"
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: December 12, 1991, refers to a series of 6 coins with the image of summer sports.
Artist and sculptor: A. V. Baklanov.
The coin was issued only in the collection performance Proof-like edition of 250 thousands pieces.
XXV summer Olympic games 1992 took place from 25 July to 9 August in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The competition was attended by 169 countries, including the United team of athletes from the former Soviet Union (Russia had not yet formed). The USSR was traditionally occupied by the number of awards and the overall first place, and the host country Spain - the sixth. The competitions in 32 sports.
Long jump has been included in all Olympic summer games since 1896, since 1948 the competitions were held among women. Jumper runs up a dedicated track, separated from the drawn line and lands in a pit of sand. Usually given three attempts and recorded the best result. Stepping on the line is making the jump invalid.
To the left of the star at the top of the emblem between the awns of the ears and the lower left end of the stars the distance is small.
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To the left of the star at the top of the emblem between the awns of the ears and the lower left end of the stars the distance is longer.
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