Commemorative Coins "Pakatigaroshak. The EurAsEC Nations’ Legends and Fairy Tales"

Put into circulation on: 30 December 2009

Design: S.Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: RSE "The Kazakhstan Mint of NB RK", Ust–Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.63
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 14.35
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,500
Sale prices:
  • without box – 1 ruble 84 copecks
out of stock

The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge bears an inscription: ЛЕГЕНДЫ I КАЗКI НАРОДАЎ КРАIН ЕўрАзЭС (THE EurAsEC NATIONS’ LEGENDS AND FAIRY TALES).

Obverse

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center within the Belarusian ornament symbolizing the good — the logo of Eurasian economic cooperation and an inscription: ЕўрАзЭС (EurAsEC); along both sides of the ornament — inscriptions: РЭСПУБЛIКА (THE REPUBLIC) on the left, and БЕЛАРУСЬ (OF BELARUS) on the right; at the bottom — 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin, 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one, and the year of issue; at the top of the silver coin — the alloy standard on the right.

Reverse

in the center against the background of a rural landscape and a dilapidated castle — the images of the fairy tale characters: Pakatigaroshak and the Dragon, and an inscription in three lines: ПАКАЦIГАРОШАК (PAKATIGAROSHAK).