150 rubles 1979 USSR – Russia Platinum coin – Chariot Horse race
150 rubles UNC coin
weight 15.5 g.
Mintage 9000 pcs
Date of issue: 1979
Series: Games of XXII Olympiad. Moscow. 1980
The Olympic Games in ancient Greece started in the year 776BC and continued for about 1100 years. The best athletes arrived from many Greek states to Olympia to compete in running, long jumps, throwing a discus, wrestling, fist fighting and chariot races. The athletes took part in all kinds of competitions.