1970 1 Ruble Ussr Soviet Union Cccp Lenin 100th Brthdy For Sale
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You are viewing 1 Ruble (Rouble) coin from the USSR (CCCP) minted in 1970. Thiscoin commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the founder of Soviet Communist, V.I. Lenin, in 1870. The Obverse features Lenin'sbust and was known in the Soviet Union as the "Lenin's Head" coin.Only a few Soviets Coins depecting Lenin were ever minted and this is probably the best known!The years 1870-1970 areon the obverse below Lenin's head.The coin also features a lettered rim. The coin is of nickel/copper and is slightly larger than a US half dollar. The reverse features the typical Soviet Union symbol and indicates, in Russian, One Ruble. This coin is somewhat scarce because at the fall of the Soviet Union all things that bore the image of Lenin tended to be destroyed, or in the case of coins, melted down. It is anyone’s guess how many of this coins still remain in existence!
This coin is now 43 years old and was struck at the zenith of Soviet power and represents a fascinating era in world history, the Cold War!
Shipping to anywhere in the USA is just $.69 for the first coin and only $.34 each additional coin shipped together! International shipping is just $1.99 for the first coin and $.99 for each additional coin!
Recent response in 2014...
Great Coin and "Best Price" on for this excellent coin! 5 12:441970 1 Ruble USSR Soviet Union CCCP Lenin 100th Brthdy (#320479064506)US $2.47View Item