Country:

Soviet Union, USSR

Series:

Russia, Soviet Union

Catalog codes:

World Coins y126a

Variants:

2

Themes:

Coats of Arms | Wreaths

Issued on:

1961

Last issue date:

1991

Distribution:

Standard Circulation

Mints:

Moscow Mint of Goznak, Moscow, Russia | Saint Petersburg Mint of Goznak, St.Petersburg, Russia

Composition:

Copper-Zinc

Edge:

Reeded/grained

Orientation:

Medal alignmentO

Shape:

Circular

Rim:

Raised. Not decorated. Both sides

Weight:

1 grams

Diameter:

15 mm

Face value:

1 Soviet kopek

Composition Details:

58-60% copper; 37-39% zinc; 1-2% manganese

Description:

Front: (value) 1 КОПЕЙКА (k.o.p.e.y.k.a) above (year) 1961 - 1991
legend: none, U-shaped wreath of oak leaves and spikes (ears)
Back: Coat of arms (4th variant, 1956–1991)
above (abbreviated state name) CCCP
(Союз Советских Социалистических Республик)
(transliterated: s.o.yu.z s.o.v.e.ts.k.i.kh s.o.ts.i.a.l.i.s.t.i.ch.e.s.k.i.kh r.e.s.p.u.b.l.i.k)
(translated: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
legend: none
Edge: G - Grained, type: bars