NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Commemorative Coin "EXPA-2010 (EXPO–2010)"

Put into circulation on 10 March 2010

Design:
The obverse – S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
The reverse – V.Sokol and S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by:
CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania

Commemorative Coin "EXPA-2010 (EXPO–2010)", obverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative Coin "EXPA-2010 (EXPO–2010)", reverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
Denomination: 20 rubles
Weight of coin, g: 33.62
Fine silver content, g: 31.1
Quality: "proof"
Diameter, mm: 38.61
Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 36 rubles 56 copecks

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The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is grained.

Obverse: at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – a geometric composition based on the national floral ornament symbolizing the growth of a city in harmony with the environment that reflects the theme of the EXPO–2010 exhibition: "Better City – Better Life"; circumferential inscriptions – at the top: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); at the bottom – the alloy standard, the denomination 20 РУБЛЁЎ (TWENTY RUBLES), and the year of issue.

Reverse: the images of the most recognizable buildings which had been symbols of international exhibitions in different years and the years in which they were held: The Crystal Palace of the first World Exposition held in London in 1851; the Eiffel Tower of the exhibition held in Paris in 1889; panorama of Shanghai with a recognizable image of the Television Tower where the World Exposition 2010 was held; at the top – circumferential inscriptions in the Belarusian and English languages: ЭКСПА 2010 (EXPO 2010) and EXPO 2010.