Commemorative coins "The War of 1812. The 200th Anniversary"

Put into circulation on: 27 September 2012

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 10 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 16.81
  • Fine silver content, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 32 rubles 20 copecks
  • in box – 36 rubles 09 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 20
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 5 rubles 18 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 reeded.

Obverse

in the center — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus within a circular geometric pattern; inscriptions: at the top — a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom — the denomination: 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one; and at the bottom — the year of issue: 2012 in the center and the alloy standard (on the silver coin) on the left.

Reverse

in the center — the relief image of the memorial stone in the shape of a cross with a map thereon showing battlefields in the territory of Belarus, in the foreground, on the ledge of the stone — a banner covering the upper part of the map, and at the foot of the stone — a cannon barrel, cannonballs, a saber, and a broadsword; and inscriptions: at the top — a circumferential inscription: ВАЙНА 1812 ГОДА (THE WAR OF 1812) and at the bottom — 200 ГАДОЎ (THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY) on the heraldic ribbon.