Commemorative coins "Athos"

Put into circulation on: 30 December 2009

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is inlaid with a synthetic zircon of dark blue color. Pad-printed elements are used.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 5,000
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  • 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 a synthetic zircon of dark blue color. Pad-printed elements are used.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 10,000
  • Set of Silver Coins "The Three Musketeers"
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The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.

Obverse

in the center — four figures of Porthos, d’Artagnan, Athos, and Aramis walking along a Parisian street; and against the wide band along the rim of the coins — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus at the top in the center and circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) at the top, and denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) with the alloy standard to the left and the year of issue to the right of denomination at the bottom.

Reverse

on the left — the representation of Athos and on the right — the relief image of a shield with the picture of a castle thereon, two crossed swords, and a lily; in the background — the picture of four galloping horses with three horsemen on them; the hilt of the sword is inlaid with a synthetic zircon of dark blue color; and against the wide band along the rim of the coins — an inscription in French (in the original): ATHOS in the right-hand part at the bottom.