Commemorative Coins "Virgo"

Put into circulation on: 10 September 2015

Design: I.Turetsky (Ukraine)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "uncirculated", The coin is inlaid with a Swarovski crystal
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 7,777
Sale prices:
  • in box – 125 rubles 00 copecks
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 19.5
  • Quality: "uncirculated"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,333
Sale prices:
  • without box – 20 rubles 50 copecks

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

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 center — a fragment of an engraving showing the Sun, the Moon, and stars; on the right — the alloy standard on silver coins; at the bottom along the rim — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on silver coins and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on copper-nickel coins and the year of issue.

Reverse

in the center — the stylized image of Virgo and on the left the inscription: VIRGO; at the bottom – the zodiac sign of the constellation inlaid with Swarovski crystals (on silver coins).