Commemorative coins dedicated to the "Sophia of Golshany (Drutsk). 600 years"

Put into circulation on 17 August 2006

Design: S.Zaskevich (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.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
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The coins are round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

Obverse

at the top – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – a reconstruction of the Castle in Galshany; beneath – year of issue, silver coin – alloy standard; inscriptions along the rim – at the top: "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom: "20 РУБЛЁЎ" (20 ROUBLES) on the silver coin and "1 РУБЕЛЬ" (1 ROUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

in the center right–hand part – the relief of Sophia of Galshany, in the left–hand part – the relieves of the Coat of Arms of families of Galshanys’ and Drutsks’ – noble and powerful prince’s families of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania; inscriptions along the rim: "СОФ'Я ГАЛЬШАНСКАЯ (ДРУЦКАЯ)" (SOPHIA OF GALSHANY (DRUTSK) and "600 ГОД" (THE 600–TH ANNIVERSARY).