Copper-Nickel 1 Rouble coin manufactured in 1981 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first manned space flight on 12 April 1961.

Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first person to travel into space on the Vostok I. The flight lasted less than two hours.

Obverse Description

National arms, CCCP [SSSR] divided, below 1 / [ROUBLE]

Reverse Description

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin flanked by rockets, above 1961 / hammer and sickle/ 1981. Around, Cyrillic script [20 YEARS FROM FIRST MANNED SPACE FLIGHT / YURI ALEKSEYEVICH GAGARIN]

Edge Description

Cyrillic script [ONE ROUBLE]

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