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5 rubles 1991 "The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan". Description, cost

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Coin 5 rubles 1991 The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan cost
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1991
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1991
Standard weight: 19,8 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 35 mm
Standart thickness: 2,6 mm
Volume of issue: 2 150 000
Edge: The inscription “FIVE RUBLES, FIVE RUBLES, ” separated by two five-pointed stars
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1991
Metal: Copper-Nickel alloy
Period of issue: 1991
Standart weight: 19,8 g
Quality of performance: Обычное
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 35 mm
Standart thickness: 2,6 mm
Volume of issue: 2 150 000
Edge: The inscription “FIVE RUBLES, FIVE RUBLES, ” separated by two five-pointed stars

Description of coin 5 rubles 1991 "The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan":

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 "1991".

On the coin reverse depicts in relief the monument to David of Sassoun, located in the city of Yerevan (Armenia). Bottom left above stylized pattern indicate the date of installation of the monument - "1959", under the monument there is a word "ЕРЕВАН" Up in a semicircle along the rim the inscription: "ПАМЯТНИК ДАВИДУ САСУНСКОМУ"(the font is reminiscent of Armenian letters).

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

Release date: 13 November 1991, refers to a series of coins dedicated to the attractions of the USSR.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
Sculptor: N.. Noses.

Total circulation: 2.5 million pieces, of which 350 thousand coins collectible performance Proof and UNC.


David of Sassoun - an Armenian epic hero of the XIII century, according to legend, came from the historical region of Sasun (now territory of Turkey). The epic tells the story of the battle of Armenians against Arab invaders. In 1943 in the Armenian resistance to the Nazis was created by a tank column "David of Sasun". Monument erected in Yerevan in 1959 by sculptor Ervand Kochar. Made of copper sheets, the base is made of basalt boulders. The original plaster version of the monument was created in 1939, but the sculptor was wrongly accused and sent to prison, and the statue was demolished. Later sculptor acquitted, and in 1957 was asked to create a copy of the monument, but bigger.
The coins presented in the photos are in the collections of their owners and are not sold

Information about other coins in denominations of 5 рублей:

1. 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution ("puck") 5 rubles 1987
2. 70 years of the great October Socialist revolution ("puck") 5 rubles 1987
3. Monument to Peter the great, Leningrad 5 rubles 1988
4. The Monument To The Millennium Of Russia 5 rubles 1988
5. St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev 5 rubles 1988
6. Monument to Peter the great, Leningrad 5 rubles 1988
7. The monument "Millennium of Russia", Novgorod 5 rubles 1988
8. St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev 5 rubles 1988
9. The Cathedral of the Intercession on the Moat, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
10. Registan, Samarkand (Uzbekistan) 5 rubles 1989
11. Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
12. The Cathedral of the Intercession on the Moat, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
13. Registan, Samarkand (Uzbekistan) 5 rubles 1989
14. Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow 5 rubles 1989
15. Matenadaran, Yerevan 5 rubles 1990
16. The Grand Palace. Petrodvorets 5 rubles 1990
17. The assumption Cathedral of the XV kopeckury, Moscow 5 rubles 1990
18. The Grand Palace. Petrodvorets 5 rubles 1990
19. The assumption Cathedral of the XV kopeckury, Moscow 5 rubles 1990
20. Matenadaran, Yerevan 5 rubles 1990
21. Matenadaran, Yerevan 5 rubles 1990
22. The Grand Palace. Petrodvorets 5 rubles 1990
23. The assumption Cathedral of the XV kopeckury, Moscow 5 rubles 1990
24. Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow 5 rubles 1991
25. Moscow, State Bank building, XIX kopeckury 5 rubles 1991
26. The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan 5 rubles 1991
27. Cathedral of the Archangel, Moscow 5 rubles 1991
28. Moscow, State Bank building, XIX kopeckury 5 rubles 1991
29. Red book. Markhor 5 rubles 1991
30. Red book. Fish owl 5 rubles 1991
31. Moscow, State Bank building, XIX kopeckury 5 rubles 1991
32. The statue of David of Sasun, Yerevan 5 rubles 1991
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