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 below, in smaller numbers, the year of coinage - "1989".The reverse of the coin
depicts the panorama of Registan square in Samarkand (Uzbekistan), the image comes over the edge. Under the Uzbek national ornament is the inscription «САМАРКАНД» made in Oriental style. Up in a semicircle in large stylized font lettering «РЕГИСТАН» below the date of the buildings on the square «XV-XVIIв.в.» underneath the Uzbek national pattern.
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Date of issue: 13 September 1989 , refers to a series of coins dedicated to the attractions of the USSR.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
The Sculptor: S. M. Ivanov.
Total circulation: 2 million pieces, of which 300 thousand coins collectible proof performance
The word "Registan" in the middle East called the Central city area, the name translates as "the place covered with sand". Registan in Samarkand is an outstanding monument of Uzbek architecture, was laid in the times of Timur, who tried to create a city of unparalleled beauty. Now preserved by the three madrasahs (Islamic schools) in the XV-XVI centuries: madrassah of Ulugbek, Sher Dor, Tilla-Kari. The building is revetted with tiles of gray-blue tones.