Commemorative coins "The Sedov"

Put into circulation on: 29 December 2008

Design: D.Surajewska (Poland)S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated", The coin bears a hologram.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 25,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 30 rubles 75 copecks
  • in box – 32 rubles 26 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 7,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 2 rubles 19 copecks
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The coins are round in shape with the 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 (in the center) and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center of the coins against the background of the nautical chart – the stylized image of the wind rose (the silver coin bears a hologram); at the bottom – an inscription: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin; and on the left – the year of issue (in the right–hand part of the silver coin there are: alloy standard and trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC).

Reverse

on the left – the image of one of the biggest and fastest sailing vessels in the world – The Sedov – against the background of a seascape; on the right – the diminished image of the ship (outboard profile); and beneath – an inscription: СЕДОВ (THE SEDOV) in original lettering.