NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Commemorative coins "Taurus"

Put into circulation on: silver, 20 rubles – 16 March 2009; copper–nickel, 1 ruble – 16 March 2009; gold, 100 rubles – 23 March 2011

Design:
S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by:
The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland

Commemorative coins "Taurus", obverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "Taurus", reverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
Denomination: 20 rubles
Weight of coin, g: 28.28
Fine silver content, g: 26.16
Quality: "uncirculated", The coin is oxidized and inlaid with synthetic crystals
Diameter, mm: 38.61
Mintage, pcs.: up to 25,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 31 rubles 48 copecks
· in box – 32 rubles 92 copecks

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Commemorative coins "Taurus", obverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "Taurus", reverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Copper–nickel
Denomination: 1 ruble
Weight of coin, g: 13.16
Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated"
Diameter, mm: 32
Mintage, pcs.: 10,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 2 rubles 19 copecks

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Commemorative coins "Taurus", obverse, gold, 100 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "Taurus", reverse, gold, 100 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Gold, Alloy standard of gold: 900
Denomination: 100 rubles
Weight of coin, g: 15.5
Fine gold content, g: 13.95
Quality: "proof"
Diameter, mm: 30
Mintage, pcs.: up to 2,000
Sale prices:
· in box – 863 rubles 97 copecks

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The coins are round in shape. The gold and copper-nickel coins have a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The edge of the gold and silver coins is not reeded, and of the copper-nickel ones is reeded.

Obverse: in the center — the image of the Sun and the Moon within the band of 12 signs of the zodiac, beneath — the astrological sign of Taurus, and inscriptions: TAURUS in Latin and ЦЯЛЕЦ in Belarusian; at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; at the bottom — the year of issue on the left (and on the gold and silver coin — the alloy standard and trademark of The Mint of Poland PLC. on the right); circumferential inscriptions: at the top — РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom — 100 РУБЛЁЎ (100 RUBLES) on the gold coin, 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel coin.

Reverse: the stylized image of Taurus (on the silver coin the eyes are inlaid with synthetic crystals) within the circular geometrical ornament.