Commemorative coins "Napoleon Orda. The 200th Anniversary"

Put into circulation on 6 February 2007

Design: O. Novosiolova (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.63
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
  • in box – 38 rubles 02 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 7,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 1 ruble 03 copecks
  • in box – 1 ruble 62 copecks
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The coins are round in shape with the raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.

Obverse

at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus, in the center – the fragments of the architecture and landscape views of Belarus reproduced from the drawings by N. Orda on the stylized staff, on the right – the year of issue (alloy standard shown in the left–hand part of the silver coin); and circumferential inscriptions: at the top – РЭСПУБЛИКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) and at the bottom – 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

in the center – the relief portrait of Napoleon Orda, an outstanding artist, composer, and publicist, against the background of bow lines and scattered musical notes; and at the bottom – circumferential inscriptions engraved in two lines: 1807–1883 and НАПАЛЕОН ОРДА (NAPOLEON ORDA).