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5 rubles 1978 "Olympics-80. Swimming". Description, cost, varieties

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Coin 5 rubles 1978 Olympics-80. Swimming cost. Varieties, catalog price
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1978
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1978
Standard weight: 16,67 g
Ligature weidht: 15 g
Quality of performance: Proof-like / UNC
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,4 mm
Edge: 252 slab
5 rubles 1978 Olympics-80. Swimming. Edge
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 345 008
Nominal: 5 rubles
Year: 1978
Metal: Silver
Period of issue: 1978
Standart weight: 16,67 g
Ligature weidht: 15 g
Quality of performance: Proof-like / UNC
Mint: LMD
Standart diameter: 33 mm
Standart thickness: 2,4 mm
Edge: 252 рифления
Олимпиада-80. Плавание. Edge
Metal sample: 900
Volume of issue: 345 008

Description of coin 5 rubles 1978 "Olympics-80. Swimming":

The coin is issued for the Summer Olympic games in Moscow in 1980. Total circulation - 345008 PCs (including 118353 quality brilliant uncirculated, the rest Uncirculated). Coinage was only produced at the Leningrad mint (LMD emblem).

The obverse of the coin is divided into two parts (upper approximately in 2 times more low). Each piece is framed with a solid line. In the upper part of the emblem of the USSR of the sample of 1956 with 15 bands of the tape (number of republics). The coat of arms is simplified and has no inscriptions on the ribbon. Left and right of the emblem there is an inscription "СССР" divided into two parts ("СС"and "СР". The letters are arranged in a semicircle, skirting the crest. At the bottom of the obverse in the middle is the denomination - a large numeral "5" under it, in smaller font the word "РУБЛЕЙ"

On the reverse is shown below the swimmer in the background at the top of the stadium. In the lower part has: on the left the emblem of the Olympic games-80, on the right is a small sign of the mint (LMD - Leningrad). There Kant horizontally is the year of the coin - 1978. Left, above and to the right along the rim are the inscriptions: "ИГРЫ XXII ОЛИМПИАДЫ""МОСКВА"and "1980", separated by dots.

On the front and back parts of the coin along the circumference has a raised rim.


Swimming competitions are many varieties. Conducted as heats for short distances (1 or 2 pools) and long (in this case, the athletes swim in the pool and turn around, repeating the process several times), and also swims in open water. In addition, there are different swimming styles (breaststroke, butterfly, front crawl, freestyle, etc.).
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 1978

Proof-like

№ 1 Type: A.R.E
5 rubles 1978


Made proof finish with the use of stamps, polished to a mirror finish (without polishing relief). Ideally a mirror surface and frosted design. The term proof-like (proof-like) indicates the possible presence of barely visible defects in the production and sales, missing out on the proof (proof).
On the reverse under the picture there is the logo of the Leningrad mint.
The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging and in a plastic transparent capsule in the form of complete sets of the 28 Olympic silver coins in presentation box with the logo of the games. Produced also export sets in boxes, consisting of 3, 5, 6 and 7 coins in capsules.

Circulation: 118 353.



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№ 2 Type: A.R.E

UNC

№ 2 Type: A.R.E


Released improved quality (without a trace of the storage bags) using conventional stamps. Different uniform matte surface.
On the reverse under the picture there is the logo of the Leningrad mint.
The coins were distributed sealed in an airtight cellophane packaging and in a plastic transparent capsule in the form of complete sets of the 28 Olympic silver coins in presentation box with the logo of the games. Produced also export sets in boxes, consisting of 3, 5, 6 and 7 coins in capsules.

Circulation: 226 655.



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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. Olympics-80. Leningrad 5 rubles 1977
2. Olympics-80. Tallinn 5 rubles 1977
3. Olympics-80. Kiev 5 rubles 1977
4. Olympics-80. Minsk 5 rubles 1977
5. Olympics-80. Running 5 rubles 1978
6. Olympics-80. Equestrian sports (horse racing show jumping) 5 rubles 1978
7. Olympics-80. The jump 5 rubles 1978
8. Olympics-80. Hammer throw 5 rubles 1979
9. Olympics-80. Weightlifting, barbell 5 rubles 1979
10. Olympics-80. Gymnastics 5 rubles 1980
11. Olympics-80. Archery 5 rubles 1980
12. Olympics-80. Towns 5 rubles 1980
13. Olympics-80. Icinde 5 rubles 1980
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