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There are about 5 varieties of the 1981 3 kopeck coin. They differ in the presence or absence of ribbons, awns on ears, the clarity of various details, and so on. Today we will try to understand all these nuances, describe in detail the monetary units, and also talk about the cost of various copies. Let's say right away that the price of coins may vary depending on their safety and type.
The average price of 3 kopecks in 1981 is no more than two hundred rubles. However, there are more expensive ones. Moments were minted using a standard stamp. Included in the set of the State Bank of the USSR. They were made at the Leningrad Mint. They do not have magnetic characteristics and features. For production, an alloy of copper and zinc, also called manganese brass, was used. The exact number of coins produced is unknown. Approximate weight - 3 g (differences + - 0.5 g are allowed). Yellow color. Presentclear double-sided piping.
The entire part of the coin disk on top of the 1981 3 kopeck coin is occupied by the number "3". It stretched along the radius of the coin in the upper half. Below is the letter value. Under the word "penny" is the year of minting. Under the numbers 1981 there is a decorative shell, from which three oak leaves come out on both sides. The leaves, in turn, give rise to ears of wheat. From each leaf comes out one ear, which has thin and long awns.
There are two types of images on the front side of the coin. This is the coat of arms of the Soviet Union and the abbreviation of the state - "USSR". The letters are located at the very bottom of the coin disc in one line. Most of the coat of arms. In its center is the planet Earth, on which there is an engraving of a hammer and sickle on top. The ground is flanked by sheaves of wheat tied with a ribbon.
In total, you can count seven tape turns on each side. The last, fifteenth turn connects wheat ears from below. It is somewhat reminiscent of a small shell. Above it is an image of a solar luminary with long rays. In the central part, the rays touch the planet, as if warming it up with their heat. In the image of the earth, meridians and parallels can be clearly seen. Each ribbon on the ear symbolizes the union republic. Above, where the spikelets almost touch each other, there is a five-pointed star.
There are 3 kopecks 1981, for the production of which the stamp 3.1 was used.If you look closely and count the awns of the ear closest to the Earth, then there will be five of them. There is a short and thin awn from the second ear in the region of the band of the ribbon. The size of the coat of arms is normal.
The variant, which was minted using die 3.2, differs in the number of awns (there will be three, not five). The coin will not have clear boundaries of the Gulf of Guinea. The image of the emblem of the Union is reduced.
Currency units with a denomination of 3 kopecks (1981), for the production of which a stamp 3.3 was used, are distinguished by an increased size of the coat of arms. In addition, there is a clearly defined contour of the Gulf of Guinea. The total number of awns on the inside is three.
There are varieties of coins where the Gulf of Guinea is not visible. There is a large distance between the ears.
This is the fifth and special variety of the 1981 3 kopeck coin. The color is silver. Two-kopeck billets were used for production. Reverse standard.
Coins minted with standard stamps will cost from 3 to 650 rubles. More expensive coins are those that do not have awns. The price varies from 5,000 to 75,000 rubles.