Commemorative coins "Aquarius"

Put into circulation on: silver, 20 rubles - 27 November 2009 ; copper–nickel, 1 ruble - 27 November 2009 ; gold, 100 rubles - 23 March 2011

Design: S.Zaskevich (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: "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 ruble 48 copecks
  • in box – 33 rubles 10 copecks
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  • 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 48 copecks
out of stock
  • 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
out of stock

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 Aquarius and inscriptions: AQUARIUS in Latin and ВАДАЛЕЙ (AQUARIUS) 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

in the center — the stylized image of Aquarius (with an inset of synthetic crystals as the eyes on the silver coin) within the circular geometric ornament.