Commemorative Coins "Long-eared Owl"

Put into circulation on: 20 November 2015

Design: O.Novosiolova (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"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 1,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 40 rubles 00 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 12 rubles 50 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 circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the centre – the image of the small bird on the palms; below on the right – the year of issue (the alloy standard— on the silver coin), at the bottom – the denomination: 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

in the center — the relief image of the long-eared owl against the oval symbolizing the egg; around the oval inscriptions: on the left-hand side — ПТУШКА ГОДА (THE BIRD OF THE YEAR) and on the right-hand side — ВУШАТАЯ САВА (LONG-EARED OWL).