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5 rubles 1988 "St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev". Description, cost, varieties

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Coin 5 rubles 1988 St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev cost. Varieties, catalog price
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1988
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1988
Standard weight: 19,8 g
Quality of performance: Обычное / пруф
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 35 mm
Standart thickness: 3,1 mm
Volume of issue: 2 millions.
Edge: The inscription “FIVE RUBLES, FIVE RUBLES, ” separated by two five-pointed stars
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1988
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1988
Standart weight: 19,8 g
Quality of performance: Обычное / пруф
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 35 mm
Standart thickness: 3,1 mm
Volume of issue: 2 millions.
Edge: The inscription “FIVE RUBLES, FIVE RUBLES, ” separated by two five-pointed stars

Description of coin 5 rubles 1988 "St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev":

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 depicts a relief panorama of St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, the main volume of the Church is hidden behind trees, all you see are the dome and bell tower. At the bottom horizontally is the inscription «КИЕВ» Over the domes of the right side indicates the date of construction of the Cathedral «XI ВЕК» Up in a semicircle along the rim the inscription: «СОФИЙСКИЙ СОБОР» All inscriptions in ancient script.

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: A. G. Miroshnichenko.
The Sculptor: S. M. Ivanov.

Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 325 thousand coins collectible proof performance.


Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev is one of the oldest surviving Russian Orthodox churches, was built on the orders of Yaroslav the Wise in XI century by architects from Byzantium. Inside has original mosaics made in the Byzantine style, as well as ancient frescoes. The temple's exterior was slightly redesigned in the XVII-XVIII centuries, and found the elements of the Ukrainian Baroque style. According to some Ukrainian historians, the Cathedral was built on the spot where Prince Vladimir was baptized, but chronicle sources indicate that this occurred in the town of Korsun (now Khersones) to the Crimea.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Varieties:

Symbols used in the description of varieties
№ 1 Type: A.R.E
5 rubles 1988

A typical performance

№ 1 Type: A.R.E
5 rubles 1988


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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№ 2 Type: A.R.E
5 rubles 1988

Collector's execution proof-like

№ 2 Type: A.R.E
5 rubles 1988


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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Types: "A" - a kind of obverse; "R" - kind of the reverse; "E" - a kind of edge;
"A.R", "A.E", "R.E", "A.R.E" - varieties that combine different parts of the coin.
Degree of rarity: 1 - comes often, 2 - not come across very often, 3 - rare, 4 - seldom, 5 - a rarity.
Some varieties may not be available on this page and will be added later.

Information about other coins in denominations of 5 рублей:

1. 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution ("puck") 5 rubles 1987
2. Monument to Peter the great, Leningrad 5 rubles 1988
3. The monument "Millennium of Russia", Novgorod 5 rubles 1988
4. The Cathedral of the Intercession on the Moat, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
5. Registan, Samarkand (Uzbekistan) 5 rubles 1989
6. Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
7. The Grand Palace. Petrodvorets 5 rubles 1990
8. The assumption Cathedral of the XV kopeckury, Moscow 5 rubles 1990
9. Matenadaran, Yerevan 5 rubles 1990
10. Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow 5 rubles 1991
11. The state Bank, Moscow, XIX kopeckury 5 rubles 1991
12. The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan 5 rubles 1991
13. Red book. Markhor 5 rubles 1991
14. Red book. Fish owl 5 rubles 1991
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