Coin Type Specifications
Region: Russia
Denomination: 10K
Diameter: 17.5 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [67%] 1.072 (g)
Nickel [23%] 0.368 (g)
Zinc [10%] 0.16 (g)
Total Mass: 1.6 (g)

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1961-1991 - Soviet Union (USSR) - 10 Kopeks
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Coin Type Coins
1961-1991 - Soviet Union (USSR) - 10 Kopeks Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Copper : 1.072 Grams
Nickel : 0.368 Grams
Zinc : 0.16 Grams
Total Mass : 1.6 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 1.072 g $0.005
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.368 g $0.004
Zinc $1.048 $0.072 $0.002 0.16 g $0.000
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.009
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.009
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-25-2024
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Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1961-1991
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 10K
Obverse Design: Hammer and sickle overlain on globe above sun with rays, all within wreath or sheaf of wheat stalks, star above Lettering: СССР
Obverse Designer:
Reverse Design: Denomination and date within wreath Lettering: 10 КОПЕЙКА YEAR
Reverse Designer:
1961-1991 - Soviet Union (USSR) - 10 Kopeks

The ruble or rouble(code: RUB) is the currency of Russia. Formerly, the ruble was also the currency of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union before their dissolution. The ruble is subdivided into 100 kopeks (sometimes written as kopecks or copecks; Russian: копе́йка, kopeyka; plural: копе́йки, kopeyki).


Coins of the USSR of a sample 1961

Coins of a new sample with changed design of both sides were issued. Besides again coins 50 copecks and 1 rouble have appeared. A material and sizes of all coins are not changed.

There was 15 tapes on the State Emblem of the USSR on number of the union republics entered into the USSR.

Years: 1961-62, 65-90
Value: 10 copecks
Composition: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 17, 27 mm
Mass: 1.8 g


USSR 10 kopeks 1985

Krause number Y# 130
Country USSR
Period Soviet Union (1961 - 1991)
Coin type Circulation coins
Denomination 10 kopeks
Year 1985
Composition Copper-Nickel-Zinc
Edge type Milled
Shape Round
Alignment Medal (0°)
Weight (gr) 1.6
Diameter (mm) 17.3
Thickness (mm) 1.2


10 Kopéek 15 ribbons

Y# 130
Country Soviet Union (USSR)
Years 1961-1991
Value 10 Kopéek (0.10 SUR)
Metal Copper-nickel-zinc
Weight 1.6 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
Edge Reeded

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