Commemorative coins Thrush Nightingale

Put into circulation on 16 August 2007

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.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 18 rubles 71 copeck
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
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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 representation of a small bird held in the palms of hands, beneath – the year of issue (alloy standard shown on the silver coin); and circumferential inscriptions: at the top – РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) and at the bottom – 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

the relief image of the Thrush Nightingale perching on the twig (it has been named bird of the year 2007); and circumferential inscriptions: at the top – ПТУШКА ГОДА (BIRD OF THE YEAR), and at the bottom – ЗВЫЧАЙНЫ САЛАВЕЙ (THE THRUSH NIGHTINGALE).