The Space Force

The Space Force

Series: Armed Forces of the Russian Federation

Catalogue Number: 5109-0087

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Date of issue: 02.07.2007
Denomination: 1 ruble
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 7.78
Diameter, mm: 25,00 (0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,20 (0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 7500
Proof: proof

The obverse: in the centre the emblem of the Bank of Russia [the two-headed eagle with wings down, under it the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA)] framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim on top: ܻ (ONE RUBLE), below: to the left indications of the precious metal and its fineness, in the centre the year of issue 2007 . (2007), to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: in the centre a launching plant with the rocket-carrier, which delivered the First Artificial Earth Satellite into outer space in 1957 from the Baikonur Space Port. The inscription below along the rim: (THE SPACE FORCE).

The artist: S.A. Kornilov
The sculptor: I.M.Khamrayev
Moscow Mint (M).
The edge: 200 corrugations.

The Space Force was founded in 1957 to provide the defence of the State in the space sphere.