NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Commemorative coins "The Amerigo Vespucci"

Put into circulation on 19 April 2010

Design:
D.Surajewska (Poland)
S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by:
The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland

Commemorative coins "The Amerigo Vespucci", obverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "The Amerigo Vespucci", reverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
Denomination: 20 rubles
Weight of coin, g: 28.28
Fine silver content, g: 26.16
Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated", The coin bears a hologram.
Diameter, mm: 38.61
Mintage, pcs.: up to 7,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 31 rubles 48 copecks
· in box – 33 rubles 09 copecks

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Commemorative coins "The Amerigo Vespucci", obverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "The Amerigo Vespucci", reverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Copper–nickel
Denomination: 1 ruble
Weight of coin, g: 13.16
Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated"
Diameter, mm: 32
Mintage, pcs.: 4,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 2 rubles 48 copecks

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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: at the top – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus (in the center) and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – the stylized image of the wind rose (the silver coin features a hologram thereon) against the background of a navigation sea chart; at the bottom –circumferential inscriptions: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel one, the year of issue (and the alloy standard and the trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC. on the silver coin).

Reverse: in the center – the image of The Amerigo Vespucci – one of the biggest sailing ships in the world – against the background of the sea and the coastline; on the left – the side view of the reduced image of the ship; and at the bottom – an inscription AMERIGO VESPUCCI.