Empire

Ivan IV (1530-1584)

Denga (1/2 Kopek)
ca. 1547 1 Kopek minted in Pskov

Peter (the Great) (1689-1725)

1 Kopek

Anna (1730-1740)

1731 Polushka (1/4 Kopek) minted in Ekaterinburg or Moscow
Crowned double-headed eagle.
POLUSHKA. Value, date within cartouche.
KM# 187
1735 Polushka (1/4 Kopek) minted in Ekaterinburg or Moscow
Crowned double-headed eagle.
POLUSHKA. Value, date in cartouche.
KM #187
1738 Denga (1/2 Kopek) minted in Ekaterinburg or Moscow
Crowned double-headed eagle.
DENGA. Value, date in cartouche.
KM #188

Elizabeth (1741-1761)

1749 Denga minted in Ekaterinburg or Moscow
Crowned double-headed eagle
DENGA. Value and date in cartouche
Mintage of 75,860,000.
KM #188

Catherine II (1762-1796)

1763 CΠM 5 Kopeks
Crowned monogram divides date within wreath.
Crowned double-headed eagle, initials below.
Mintage of 13,428,000.
KM C #59.7
1775 KM 10 Kopecks minted in Kolyvan
Crowned monogram within wreath.
Value, date within crowned oval shield with supporters.
KM C #6
Issued in Siberia.

Paul I (1796-1801)

1798 EM 2 Kopeks
Crowned monogram.
Value and date.
KM C #95.3
1800 EM 2 Kopeks
Crowned monogram.
Value and date.
KM C #95.3
1801 EM 2 Kopeks
Crowned monogram.
Value and date.
KM C #95.3

Alexander I (1801-1825)

1812 СПБ ПС 2 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double imperial eagle
Crown above value within wreath
KM C #118.6
1812 СПБ ПС 2 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double imperial eagle
Crown above value within wreath
KM C #118.6
Many die cracks.

Nicholas I (1825-1855)

1840 CПM 2 Kopeks
Crowned monogram
Value and date
Mintage of 4,800,000.
KM C #145.3
1841 CM 2 Kopeks
Crowned monogram
Value and date
Mintage of 2,636,000.
KM C #145.4
1851 EM 2 Kopeks
Crowned double imperial eagle
Value, date within wreath
Mintage of 8,356,000.
KM C #150.1

Alexander II (1855-1881)

1869 EM 2 Kopeks
Crowned double imperial eagle within circle
Value flanked by stars within circle
KM Y# 10.1
1876 EM 5 Kopeks
Crowned double imperial eagle within circle
Value flanked by stars within circle
KM Y# 12.1
1869 СПБ HI 10 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown.
Crown above value and date within wreath.
Mintage of 3,710,000.
KM Y# 20a.2
Strongly clashed dies, especially along the right rim of the obverse and near the center below the right leg, and in the center of the reverse.

Nicholas II (1894-1917)

1915 Kopek minted in Petrograd
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle within circle.
Value flanked by stars within beaded circle.
KM Y #9.3
1913 СПБ 2 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle within circle
Value flanked by stars within circle
Mintage of 26,000,000.
KM Y# 10.2
1915 3 Kopeks minted in Petrograd
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle within circle.
Value flanked by stars within beaded circle.
KM Y #11.3
1913 СПБ BC 10 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Crown above value and date within wreath
1914 СПБ BC 10 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Crown above value and date within wreath
1912 СПБ ЗБ 15 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Crown above value and date within wreath
KM Y# 21a.2
1916 15 Kopeks minted in Osaka, Japan
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Crown above value and date within wreath
KM Y# 21a.1
1912 СПБ ЗБ 20 Kopeks minted in St. Petersburgh
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Crown above value and date within wreath
KM Y# 22a.1
1899 Rouble
Head left.
Crowned double-headed imperial eagle, ribbons on crown
Y #59.3

Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (R.S.F.S.R.)

1923 10 Kopeks
National arms within beaded circle
Value in center of star within beaded circle
Mintage of 33,424,000.
KM Y# 80
1922 15 Kopeks
National arms within beaded circle
Value in center of star within beaded circle
Mintage of 13,633,000.
KM Y# 81
1923 20 Kopeks
National arms within beaded circle
Value in center of star within beaded circle
Mintage of 27,580,000.
KM Y# 82
1921 50 Kopeks
National arms within beaded circle
Value in center of star within beaded circle
Mintage of 1,400,000.
KM Y# 83
1921 Rouble
National arms within beaded circle
Value in center of star within beaded circle
ANACS MS63
Mintage of 1,000,000.
KM Y# 84

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.)

1989 3 Kopeks
National arms.
Value and date within sprigs.
KM #128a
1984 5 Kopeks
National arms.
Value and date within sprigs.
KM #129a
1935 10 Kopeks
National arms
Value within octagon flanked by sprigs with date below
Mintage of 79,628,000.
KM Y# 102
1928 15 Kopeks
National arms within circle
Value and date within oat sprigs
KM Y# 87
1967 15 Kopeks
National arms above value
Statue of laborers and dates
KM Y# 314
50th anniversary of the Revolution.
1927 20 Kopeks
National arms within circle
Value and date within oat sprigs
KM Y# 88
1931 20 Kopeks
National arms within circle
Value on shield held by figure at left looking right
Mintage of 82,200,000.
KM Y# 97
1926 50 Kopeks
National arms divide CCCP above inscription, circle surrounds all
Blacksmith at anvil
Mintage of 24,374,000.
KM Y# 89.2
1924 1 Rouble
National arms divides circle with inscription within
Two figures walking right, radiant sun rising at right
Mintage of 12,998,000.
KM Y# 90.1
1965 1 Rouble
National arms divide CCCP with inscription below
Statue by Vouchetic
Mintage of 59,989,000.
KM Y# 135.1
20th anniversary of World War II victory.
1970 1 Rouble
National arms divide CCCP
Lenin's head right
Mintage of 59,989,000.
KM Y# 135.1
Centennial of Lenin's birth.
1975 1 Rouble
National arms divide CCCP
Volgograd monument
KM Y# 142.1
30th anniversary of World War II victory.
1985 1 Rouble
National arms divide CCCP with value below
Hammer and sickle within radiant star, sprig and dates below
KM Y# 198.1
40th anniversary World War II victory.
1991 Rouble
National arms within circle
Value and date within sprigs
KM Y# 134a.2
1991 3 Roubles
National arms with CCCP and value below
Yuri Gagarin monument
Mintage of 35,000.
KM Y# 262
1991 5 Roubles
National arms with CCCP and value below
David of Sasun monument; Armenian epic hero
KM Y# 273

Russian Federation

2001 1 Kopek
St. George
Value above vine sprig
KM Y# 600
1992 3 Roubles
Double-headed eagle
St. Petersburg Academy of Science and ship
Mintage of 40,000.
KM Y# 350
1992 20 Roubles
Double-headed eagle
Value flanked by sprigs
Mintage of 49,789,000.
KM Y# 314
1992 50 Roubles
Double-headed eagle
Value flanked by sprigs
KM Y# 315

Russian Federation / Reform Coinage

2010 10 Roubles

Tokens and Medals

1883 Alexander III coronation jeton
Crowned monogram
Legend and date
First Man in Space 30th anniversary medal
Profile of Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
Vostok I in orbit
Mintage of 160,000.
Issued by the Baikonur Cosmodrome on April 12, 1991, exactly 30 years after his flight aboard Vostok I. Made from the metal (aluminum) of a Soviet spacecraft that flew in space.
1977
Date, legend and cannon
Blank
100th anniversary of the Russian Turkish Ottoman war.
1961
Portrait of Gagarin
Date, inscription and signature
Issued in 1961 to commemorate Gagarin's flight in Vostok-1 as the first man in space. For the 20th year anniversary, it was engraved with "20 years of flight of man into space from cosmodrome Baikonur" and given to launch team officers who participated in the Vostok-1 launch.
A launching rocket and the legend Cosmodrome Baikonur
RKA / Rosskyskoye Kosmicheskoye Agenstvo (Russian Space Agency)
Mintage of 50.
A presentation medal of the Russian space agency for Kazakhstan officials. 70 mm diameter rare presentation medal of Russian Space Agency `PKA` (RKA) minted from bronze artwork with attached silver colour Soyuz. On front side reads `Cosmodrome Baikonur`. Reverse shows emblem PKA and reads `Russian Cosmos Agency`.
1992
The emblem of the Russian Space Forces over the globe and Russian flag, with the arrows the two Russian cosmodromes (Plesetsk on the left, Baikonur on the right)
The emblem of the space divisions of Russia
A "pennant" that flew on the Resourse-500 mission (in space) which launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia and landed near Seattle, Washington, USA in 1992. It commemorated the 500th anniversary of Columbus' landing, the 35th anniversary of Sputnik, and the International Space Year.
1982
Sputnik and Earth
Inscription, hammer and sickle
Presentation medal given in 1982 by the cosmonautiks federation to participants of the Sputnik launch program on its 25th anniversary.
1985
Rockets, and radar dish over XXX
Flower, 1955-1985 Cosmodrome Baikonur
Commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Baikonur Cosmodrome. These were presented to the first test field launch team that launched the first spacecraft in the late 50s and early 60s.
1992
International Space Year (in Russian and English)
von Braun and Korolyov
Association of the museums of cosmonautics (in Russian and English)
Issued by the Association of Museums of Cosmonautics (AMCOS) for display in Russian Space Museums and not distributed to the public. Designed by A. Zavaluyev.
1994
Shuttle Buran
Logo-emblem of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
Issued by the Central Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and minted from flown metal of space station MIR launch rockets which carried the modules to orbit.
Shuttle Buran
Hologram
Made from equipment used to build Buran, and issued by Space-Earth, the company that built Buran.
1991
30th anniversary commemorative of Gagarin's flight, minted at the St. Petersburgh Mint, as a souvenir of the "Cosmos at service of peace and progress conference."
15 May 1987, 21:30 pm, Cosmodrome Baikonur
Energia on launch pad.
This medal is minted from original metal of rocket-carrier Energia
Minted from flown metal of the first test flight of Energia.
In Glory of Great Motherland / January 1959
Rocket flying over the University of Lomonosov (main Soviet scientific institution)
In commemoration of launch of the first in the world space rocket / "I believe that many of yours will be witnesses of first out of atmosphere journey." (Konstantin Tsiolkovskiy)
Pennant (that would have been put on the rocket)
Minted by the Moscow Mint for the Academy of Science to commemorate the first space rocket launched in the Soviet Union.
1991
Gagarin
Cosmodrome Baikonur
Rocket exahust over a launch tower
Gagarin
Vostok flight path
1994
Yuri Gagarin and Vostok-1
Logo-emblem of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
Issued by the Central Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and minted from flown metal of space station MIR launch rockets which carried the modules to orbit.
1970
LXX / S.P.Korolev 1906-1966.
Bust of Korolev
"Dependable bridge to cosmos is thrown-over by launch of Soviet artificular Sputniks, The road to the Stars is openned" (Korolev, Pravda, Dec 10, 1957)
Hands drawing Vostok.
Presentation medal minted by Moscow mint by order of the USSR Academy of Science to commemorate 70 years birthday anniversary of Soviet missile and space program pioneer Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. No public releae - scientists and designers in Soviet space programs received these medals during anniversary of Korolev birthday celebration.
1966
Bust of S.P. Korolev.
"Cosmonauincs has infinite lifeless future and its prospects are boundless as a universe itself." (Korolev)
Rocket, Korolev signature
60th anniversary of the birth of Korolev. USSR Academy of Science presentation medal.
1961
Bust of Mikhail Lomonosov.
Rocket over a cityscape, with inscription.
Commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov. This was from the collection of cosmonaut Georgiy Grechko.
Cosmonauts V. Lyakhov, L. Popov, and V. Ryumin
"Long duration space flights of Soviet cosmonauts V. Lyakhov, L. Popov - 6 months and V. Ryumin - 1 year on board of orbit complex "Salyut-Soyuz-Progress" 1979-1980 with international teams."
Soyuz launch rocket over the globe with USSR showed on the world map and docked Soyuz/Salyut-6 space station.
Presentation medal issued by USSR Cosmonautics Federation presented to cosmonauts Lyakhov, Popov, Ryumin and flight preparation personnel of the Soyuz 32-35 missions. This medal was owned by Lykahov.
1992
The flight path of Resource 500, launched from Plesetzk Cosmodrome, and it landing near Seattle.
Capsule and inscription.
This Russian space medal commemorates the Resource 500 launch in 1992.
1975
Soyuz and Apollo
ASTP astronauts and cosmonauts
Commemorates the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, the docking of both US and USSR spacecraft, and is a USSR Academy of Sciences Intercosmos Council presentation medal for scientists and officials that were part of the program.
1975
Soyuz and Apollo
Figures in space
this medal is made of titanium that was flown in space, and was owned by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the Soyuz commander on the mission.
1982
Bust of Tsiolkovskiy
Dates and inscription
Minted at the Moscow Mint, and commemorates 125 years anniversary of the birth of Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovskiy, famous inventor and founder of Cosmonautics.
1967
In Ukranian "In honor of fifty years anniversary of Ukraninan Soviet Socialist Republic" and depicts agriculture and industrial design: giant factories, giant hydro-electric stations and in the sky AN-22 world's biggest aircraft of that time built at Antonov factory in Ukraine (Kiev city) and rocket (representing UZHMASH. giant rocket production in southern Ukraine)
Soviet Ukraine crest and two orders of Lenin (republic awarded)
Minted in the Soviet Ukranian Republic to commemorate the 50 years anniversary of the October socialist revolution in 1917.