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Posted 3 years ago


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This is a 1979 USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republic) Mint Coin Set issued by the Leningrad Mint in its original presentation case & folder. It contains nine coins with denominations from 1 Kopek to 1 Rouble along with the Leningrad Mint token (diamond-shape) and the date ingot (Russian one side, English on reverse) as described below:
(Y#'s are from the Krause & Mishler Standard Catalog of World Coins)
Y# 126a - 1 Kopek - Brass * (see note below)
Y# 127a - 2 Kopeks - Brass * (see note below)
Y# 128a - 3 Kopeks - Aluminum-Bronze
Y# 129a - 5 Kopeks - Aluminum-Bronze
Y# 130 - 10 Kopeks - Copper-Nickel-Zinc
Y# 131 - 15 Kopeks - Copper-Nickel-Zinc
Y# 132 - 20 Kopeks - Copper-Nickel-Zinc
Y# 133a.2 - 50 Kopeks - Copper-Nickel-Zinc
Y# 134a.2 - 1 Rouble - Copper-Nickel-Zinc
* - The 1 & 2 Kopeks are described in the catalog as brass, however varieties exist and the specimens in the mint set resemble a content of aluminum-bronze.
The Leningrad Mint token and date ingot are both solid brass.
The KM identification number for the set is #MS 20 and there was a total mintage of 75,000 mint sets. The reverse of all nine coins depicts the date and denomination, the obverse depicts the State Emblem of the Soviet Socialist Republic.


  1. vstyles, 12 months ago
    I would like to know if anyone has any idea of the approximate valuation of this set. I have one in Mint condition. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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