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 "5" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЕЙ" even the small numbers below the year of issue "1988".
The reverse of the coin vividly depicts the monument to Peter I (bronze horseman) in Leningrad, to the right the date "1782," on the background panorama of the Neva river from the Peter and Paul fortress. Under the monument a horizontal inscription «ЛЕНИНГРАД» In the upper part of the field a semicircular inscription along the rim the inscription: «ПАМЯТНИК ПЕТРУ ПЕРВОМУ»br />
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: 12 October 1988, refers to a series of coins dedicated to the attractions of the USSR.
Artist and sculptor: A. V. Baklanov.
Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 325 thousand coins collectible proof performance.
The bronze horseman is the famous statue of Saint-Petersburg, depicts Peter the great on horseback, mounted on a huge monolith ("Thunder-stone"), found in the vicinity of the city. The sculpture is made of bronze, in the years 1768-1770 Etienne Falconet. The installation of the monument continued until 1782, after which he was ceremonially opened with the participation of Catherine II. Its unofficial name "the bronze horseman" monument was due to the poem by A. S. Pushkin, which has since been entrenched in the national consciousness.
Release for treatment, has poor attention to detail. On coins without a trace of wear is allowed a barely noticeable scratches and nicks that have emerged from storage in bags.
The circulation is 1 675 000.
Degree of rarity: 1.
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Special edition for collectors, you'll be a mirror surface with matte relief. The catalogs can be given as proof (proof) or proof-like (proof-like). Implemented in a sealed plastic or sealed in a plastic box.
With a circulation of 325,000 units.
Degree of rarity: 2.
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