Commemorative coin "The Tale of Tsar Saltan"
Put into circulation on: 30 December 2009Design: S. Nekrasova (Belarus) – the obverseM. Shmakov (Russia) – the reverse
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 oval in shape. Pad-printed elements are used. Dimensions, mm: 35.3 x 45.3
- Mintage, pcs.: up to 7,000
- Set of Silver Coins Alexander Pushkin’s Fairy Tales
The coin is oval in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is grained.
at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and an inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center — the relief portrait of Alexander Pushkin with the stylized image of a lyre to the left and the stylized image of a quill and a scroll to the right of it; beneath — the year of issue, the alloy standard, and denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES).
at the top — a circumferential inscription: СКАЗКА О ЦАРЕ САЛТАНЕ (THE TALE OF TSAR SALTAN), the title of the fairy tale; in the center — the picture with pad-printed elements depicting a scene from the fairy tale.