Commemorative Coins "St Nicholas the Wonderworker"

Put into circulation on: gold, 50 rubles - 28 November 2008 ; silver, 10 rubles - 30 December 2008

Design: The obverse: S.Zaskevitch (Belarus).The reverse: Urszula Walerzak (Poland)S.Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Gold , Alloy standard of gold: 900
  • Denomination: 50 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 8
  • Fine gold content, g: 7.2
  • Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated", The coin is inlaid with four synthetic crystals.
  • Diameter, mm: 21
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 11,000
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  • Gold , Alloy standard of gold: 900
  • Denomination: 50 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 8
  • Fine gold content, g: 7.2
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is inlaid with four synthetic crystals.
  • Diameter, mm: 21
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 4,000
  • Set of Golden Coins "The Orthodox Saints"
Sale prices:
  • without box – 445 rubles 93 copecks
  • in box – 450 rubles 69 copecks
out of stock
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 10 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 16.81
  • Fine silver content, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is inlaid with four synthetic crystals.
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 28,500
  • Set of Silver Coins "The Orthodox Saints"
Sale prices:
  • without box – 18 rubles 71 copeck
out of stock
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 10 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 16.81
  • Fine silver content, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated", The coin is inlaid with four synthetic crystals.
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 1,500
out of stock

The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.

Obverse

at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – a circumferential inscription of the series’ name: ПРАВОСЛАВНЫЕ СВЯТЫЕ (ORTHODOX SAINTS); beneath – the image of the restoration of the Saviour’s Transfiguration church in Polotsk against the background of the ornament; on the left – denomination: 50 РУБЛЁЎ (50 RUBLES) on the gold coin and 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin; and on the right – the year of issue, alloy standard, and trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC.

Reverse

at the top – a circumferential inscription of the Saint’s name: СВЯТИТЕЛЬ НИКОЛАЙ ЧУДОТВОРЕЦ (SAINT NICHOLAS THE WONDERWORKER); and in the center – the image of St Nicholas the Wonderworker against the background of the ornament used in iconography (inlaid with four synthetic crystals).