Russia / Soviet Union – 1992 Olympic Proof Coin Set. Th is Last Soviet Union C ommemora tive set was dedicated to Summer Olympi cs, hosted in Barcelona , Spain in 1992. The complete set contains six (6) Proof coins, all denomination of 1 Ruble. The reverse of the coins depict various Olympic events – Wrestling (Y# 289), Javelin Thr ow (Y# 290) , Cycling (Y# 291 – very rare coin), Weigh t Lifting (Y# 299), Broad Jumpers (Y# 300), and Running (Y# 302). Coins are packaged by the Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the USSR. They are are housed inside ori ginal black box titled: “1992 USSR OLYMPIC PROOF SET”. The Certificate of Authenticity (COA) is also included. These coins were actually produced at the end of 1991 r ight before the collapse of USSR. Therefore th ese coins and the whole set became the very last numismatic items issued by the Soviet Uni on. The mintage here is also very low – only 250,000 pieces have been i ssued. Please look at the pictures – just a beautiful rare proof coin set, great piece of Russian and Olympic history. And it could be yours! All items listed as a “fixed price” or “best offer” or “good until canceled” are subject to prior sale in our retail coin store, so please consider purchasing or making an offer on these listings fairly quickly if they are of interest to you. We would never know if you want the item, if you don’t make offer.. The item “1991 RUSSIA USSR CCCP PROOF SET (6) 1992 BARCELONA OLYMPICS BOX, COA -RARE” is in sale since Friday, April 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Russia\USSR (1917-91)”. The seller is “uva0901″ and is located in Midwest. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.
- Country of Manufacture: Soviet Union
- Modified Item: No
- Certification: Original Mezhnumizmatika Box with COA
- Year: 1991
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Proof
- Composition: Copper-Nickel-Zinc
- KM Number: 289, 290, 291, 299, 300, 302