Soviet Russia - 50 Kopeek Coin 1965

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 03, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
Item: i16698
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Soviet Russia - 50 Kopek Coin 26mm Struck 1965
SSSR State Emblem
ОДИН ПОЛТИННИК at center.

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics ( USSR , Russian : Союз Советских Социалистических � еспублик , tr. Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik , abbreviated ССС� , SSSR ), also known as the Soviet Union ( Советский Союз ), was a constitutionally socialist state that existed on the territory of most of the former Russian Empire in Eurasia between 1922 and 1991.

The Soviet Union had a single-party political system dominated by the Communist Party . Nominally a union of Soviet republics , of which there were 15 after 1956, with the capital in Moscow , de facto the Soviet Union was a highly centralized state with a planned economy . The security agency KGB actively oversaw much of the Soviet society.

The union was founded in December 1922, when the Russian SFSR , which formed during the Russian Revolution of 1917 and emerged victorious in the ensuing Russian Civil War , unified with the Transcaucasian , Ukrainian and Belorussian SSRs . After the death of Vladimir Lenin , the first Soviet leader, power was eventually consolidated
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