NATIONAL BANK OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Commemorative coins "The Struve Geodetic arc"

Put into circulation on 29 December 2006

Design:
O.Novosiolova (Belarus)
Minted by:
CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania

Commemorative coins "The Struve Geodetic arc", obverse, silver, 20 rubles | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "The Struve Geodetic arc", 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", Square shaped, size, mm: 36.00 х 36.00
Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
· in box – 38 rubles 67 copecks

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Commemorative coins "The Struve Geodetic arc", obverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Commemorative coins "The Struve Geodetic arc", reverse, copper–nickel, 1 ruble | National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Copper–nickel
Denomination: 1 ruble
Weight of coin, g: 15.5
Quality: "proof–like", Square shaped, size, mm: 29.00 х 29.00
Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
· without box – 1 rubles 14 copecks

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The coin is square. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.


Obverse: at the top from the left side – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and inscription "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – the planimetric plotting of Byelorussia and the circuit of points of The Struve Geodetic arc in its territory, beneath: year of issue, fine silver alloy standard,at the bottom – face value "20 РУБЛЁЎ" (20 ROUBLES) – on silver coin and "1 РУБЕЛЬ" (1 ROUBLE) – on copper–nickel coin.

Reverse: at the left – the relief image of a map of Europe on which passes The Struve Geodetic arc, on the right the image of a map of the world, under it an inscription: The Struve Geodetic arc and its extent – 2880 km, on perimeter of a coin are given names of the countries through which The Struve Geodetic arc passes: NORWAY, SWEDEN, FINLAND, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, THE UKRAINE, MOLDOVA.