Commemorative Coins "The Belarusian Railroad. The 150th Anniversary"

Put into circulation on: 19 November 2012

Design: S. Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: RSE "The Kazakhstan Mint of NB RK", Ust–Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 10 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 16.81
  • Fine silver content, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "proof-like / uncirculated", The reverse of the coin is oxidized
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 4,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 33 rubles 35 copecks
  • in box – 36 rubles 20 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 20
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 6 rubles 90 copecks
out of stock

The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is reeded.

Obverse

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and the circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the centre — the picture of a modern class ЭП electric train against the railway terminal at Minsk Passenger Station; on the right side — the year of issue; at the bottom — the denomination: 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) and the alloy standard on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one.

Reverse

in the centre — the representation of a goods and passenger class Г steam engine on the rails (which was produced in England from 1860 to 1865 for the St Petersburg-Warsaw Railroad) against the terminal building at Grodno Station which has been built in the early 1860s. There’s an inscription above the train: 150 ГАДОЎ (THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY); and at the top — the circumferential inscription: БЕЛАРУСКАЯ ЧЫГУНКА (THE BELARUSIAN RAILROAD).