RARE. 999 oz Fine Gold 1975 Apollo Soyuz USRR Commemorative Coin Medal Bullion 1
That makes them at least scarce or even rare as we never seen another one like it in this or any condition! Sovereign round backed by the USSR government. Weighing 34.9 grams, numbered "00557/10000", obverse illustrates a globe and star motif, inscribed "APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT" in English and Russian and dated "1975", reverse is engraver marked and illustrates the two spacecraft joined together in flight, 32 mm, mint. The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) was the first joint flight of the U.
It is called Soviet Krugerrand due similar gold composition. 900 fine Gold - #00557 of 10,000. Obverse: 1975 Apollo - Soyuz Test Project written in English and Russian. Reverse: Apollo and Soyuz spacecrafts docking in space. 900 Fine and weighs 34.55g.34.9 g (1.12206 troy ounces). 32.77 mm (1.28 in). 2.84 mm (0.11 in). Mint Mark: Mint Moscow Mint??? Metal Content:1 troy oz. Gold (91.67% Au, 8.33% Ar). The Apollo-Soyuz spacecraft against a lunar backdrop. Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (in both Russian and English) / 1975 / 00557/10000 / 900 fine gold / 1 0z. This medal commemorates the first international manned spaceflight mission. In July 1975, two manned spacecraft were launched into Earth orbit--one from Soviet Kazakhstan, the other from Florida. Their rendezvous in orbit fulfilled a 1972 agreement between the Soviet Union and the United States to participate in a joint venture in space. The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project marked a brief thaw in the Cold War and the first time that the two rivals cooperated in a manned space mission. Engineering teams from both sides collaborated in the development of a docking module to link the spacecraft.
Apollo-Soyuz Joint US/USSR Space Mission. 32 mm; 34.9 gms. APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT in English and Cyrillic along with a narrow field of stars in a modernistic swirl around the globe. Date 1975 at the lower right and numbered 00557/10000 at the bottom.Reverse: American and Soviet space vehicles docked together. 900 Fine, containing 1 ounce pure gold. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins". The seller is "bob_uzi" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Certification Number: numbered “00557/10000\
- Fineness: 0.917
- Coin: USSR Soviet
- Certification: Uncertified
- Precious Metal Content per Unit: 1 oz
- Strike Type: Satin
- Grade: UNC
- Year: 1975
- Brand/Mint: Moscow Mint
- Composition: Gold
- Total Precious Metal Content: 1.12206 troy ounces