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3 rubles 1987 "70 years of the great October Socialist revolution". Description, cost

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Coin 3 rubles 1987 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution cost
Nominal: 3 rubles
Year: 1987
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1987
Standard weight: 14,35 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Volume of issue: 2 300 000
Edge: The inscription “THREE rubles THREE ROUBLE ” separated by two five-pointed stars
Nominal: 3 rubles
Year: 1987
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1987
Standart weight: 14,35 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Volume of issue: 2 300 000
Edge: The inscription “THREE rubles THREE ROUBLE ” separated by two five-pointed stars

Description of coin 3 rubles 1987 "70 years of the great October Socialist revolution":

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 "3" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЯ" even below, in smaller numbers, the year of issue "1987".

The reverse of the coin vividly depicts the peasant, worker and soldier with arms in his hands, above is a date in large print - "1917". At the top of the edging has a semicircular inscription - "СЕМЬДЕСЯТ ЛЕТ ВЕЛИКОЙ ОКТЯБРЬСКОЙ СОЦИАЛИСТИЧЕСКОЙ РЕВОЛЮЦИИ"

The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.

Artist: T. K. Seifulin.
The Sculptor: S. M. Ivanov.

Date of issue: 20 Oct 1987
Total circulation: 3 million pieces, including 200 thousand coins collectible proof performance.

This is the first in Soviet history coin 3 ruble, had mass check (previously there were only trial versions).


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.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 3 рубля:

1. 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution 3 rubles 1987
2. Armenia (07.12.1988). The earthquake zone 3 rubles 1989
3. 50 years of the defeat of Nazi troops near Moscow 3 rubles 1991
4. 50 years of the defeat of Nazi troops near Moscow 3 rubles 1991
5. 50 years of the defeat of Nazi troops near Moscow 3 rubles 1991
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