Commemorative Coins "The 1025th Anniversary of Christianizing Rus"

Put into circulation on: 17 July 2013

Design: S. Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925 , Alloy standard of gold: 995
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.62
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1, gold – 0.044)
  • Quality: "proof", Gold-plated elements are used.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 51 ruble 75 copecks
  • in box – 57 rubles 91 copeck
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 6 rubles 90 copecks
  • in box – 12 rubles 88 copecks
out of stock

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

Obverse

at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center of the coin – a logo of the Belarusian Orthodox Church within a circular pattern, beneath an inscription in three lines – БЕЛАРУСКАЯ ПРАВАСЛАЎНАЯ ЦАРКВА (BELARUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH); circumferential inscriptions: at the top – РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), on the right side – the year of issue, on the left side on a silver coin – the alloy standard, at the bottom – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on a silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on a copper-nickel one.

Reverse

in the center – an inscription from the celebrations logo: 1025-ЛЕТИЕ КРЕЩЕНИЯ РУСИ (THE 1025TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHRISTIANIZING RUS) against the cross made from stylized patterns, above – the image of a pigeon with a halo as a symbol of the Holy Spirit; on the left and on the right from the logo – the images of angels, beneath – a stylized city image.