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I enjoy weightlifting as a hobby, so this collection was started as a tribute to all of my weightlifting and bodybuilding friends worldwide.


Bulgaria, 10 Leva (Proof), 2000 Summer Olympics Series
(Cyrillic legend)
Powerlifter with barbell standing right
(Cyrillic legend)
Bulgarian arms, 2000 10 ΛEBA below
Plain edge
23.3300g, .9250 Silver, .6938 ASW, 38.5mm
Mintage: 20,000
KM 251
Ex David Gotkin, CICF Show, April 2005


Greece, 100 Drachmai, 1999
EΛΛHNIKH-ΔHMOKPATIA | 100 / ΔPX
Ancient weightlifter right
ΠAΓKOΣMIO ΠPΩTAΘΛHMA APΣHΣ BAPΩN / 70o ANΔPΩN - 13o ΓYNAIKΩN | AΘHNA / 1999
Powerlifter with barbell standing right
Alternating reeded and plain edge
30mm, 10.00g, Brass
Mintage: Unknown
KM 174


Russia, 1 Rouble, 1991
CCCP / 1 / RUBLE / 1991 (in cyrillic)
National arms
XXV OLYMPICS / BARCELONA 1992 (in cyrillic)
Modern powerlifter with barbell standing part left in foreground, ancient weightlifter standing left in background
Incuse edge lettering: Cyrillic legend
31.5mm, 12.60g, Copper-Nickel
Mintage: 250,000
Y 299


Russia, 5 Roubles, 1979
CCCP / 5 / RUBLES (in cyrillic)
National arms
(Cyrillic legend)
Powerlifter in foreground, stadium in background, 1979 below
Reeded edge
16.6700g, .9000 Silver, .4824oz ASW, 33mm
Mintage: 108,000 (in Proof)
Y 166


Samoa, 1 Tala, 1976, Montreal Olympics Series
SAMOA I SISIFO / $ 1
National arms
OLYMPIC GAMES / 1976
Powerlifter standing half right
Reeded edge
39mm, 27.51g, Copper-Nickel
Mintage: 40,000
KM 22
Ex David Gotkin, CICF Show, April 2005


Turkey, 2,500,000 Lira (Proof), 1998, Istanbul Mint, 2000 Olympics Series
TURKIYE CUMHURIYETI
Laurels enclosing 2.500.000 / LIRA / 1998, Turkish symbol above
YAZ-OLIMPIYATLARI 2000
Powerlifter standing left, city view in background
Reeded edge
31.3500g, .9250 Silver, .9323oz ASW, 38mm
Mintage: 3,000
KM 1083
Ex David Gotkin, CICF Show, April 2005