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3 rubles 1989 "Armenia " (07.12.1988). The earthquake zone. Description, cost

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Coin 3 rubles 1989 Armenia  (07.12.1988). The earthquake zone cost
Nominal: 3 rubles
Year: 1989
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1989
Standard weight: 14,35 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Volume of issue: 2 700 000
Edge: The inscription “THREE rubles THREE ROUBLE ” separated by two five-pointed stars
Nominal: 3 rubles
Year: 1989
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1989
Standart weight: 14,35 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,3 mm
Volume of issue: 2 700 000
Edge: The inscription “THREE rubles THREE ROUBLE ” separated by two five-pointed stars

Description of coin 3 rubles 1989 "Armenia " (07.12.1988). The earthquake zone:

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 coinage - "1989".

On the coin reverse against the background of a stylized image of the mountains is depicted a symbol of support for the Armenian people after the earthquake (many hands supporting the bowl with a burning flame), under it the date of the Spitak earthquake - "7.12.1988", flanked by the symbolic representation of the ruins of buildings. Upstairs along the rim in a semicircle stylized Armenian alphabet font is the inscription: "ЗОНА ЗЕМЛЕТРЯСЕНИЯ МИЛОСЕРДИЯ СОЗИДАНИЯ"(words separated by dots).

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

Date of issue: December 7, 1989
Artist: Adamyan.
Sculptor: N.. Noses.

Total circulation: 3 million pieces, of which 300 thousand coins collectible Proof performance.


Earthquake in the South-West of Armenia took place on 7 December 1988, was of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale. The tremors were felt throughout the Caucasus, destructive in many localities, but the most affected town of Spitak (population at that time 16 thousand), which was completely destroyed. To recovery was attracted by the strength of the Soviet Union, the city was rebuilt.
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. 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution 3 rubles 1987
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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