Commemorative coins "Vincent Dunin–Martsynkevich. The 200th Anniversary"

Put into circulation on 4 February 2008

Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • 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.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 18 rubles 71 copeck
  • in box – 19 rubles 50 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 – 1 ruble 43 copecks
out of stock

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

Obverse

in the center – the ornamental motive of the Slutsk belt, which was used in the illustrations to Dunin–Martsynkevich’s book, framed by the traveler curtains; at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and circumferential inscription: at the top – РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); at the bottom – 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin; and beneath – the year of issue (alloy standard shown on the silver coin on the right).

Reverse

in the center – the relief portrait of Vincent Dunin–Martsynkevich, the Belarusian playwriter; on the right – the fragments of playbills; at the top – circumferential inscriptions engraved in two lines: В. ДУНІН–МАРЦІНКЕВІЧ (V. DUNIN–MARTSYNKEVICH) and the years of life 1808–1884.