Commemorative coins "The UNESCO World Heritage. Mir Castle"

Put into circulation on: 22 December 2014

Design: O.Novosiolova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.62
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 60 rubles 00 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 14 rubles 00 copecks
out of stock

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

Obverse

in the center — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and the circumferential inscriptions: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) against the stylized masonry of the castle, the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one, and the year of issue to the right of the denomination (and the alloy standard to the left of the denomination on the silver coin).

Reverse

in the center — the picture of Mir Castle and its stylized reflection on the water symbolizing past centuries, the mystique, and many unsolved mysteries; and at the top — the circumferential inscription: МIРСKI ЗАМАК (MIR CASTLE) and UNESCO logo under it.