Commemorative coin "Discus Thrower" dedicated to the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney

Put into circulation on 29 December 2000

Design: T.Radivilko (Belarus)
Minted by: Valcambi sa, Switzerland
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 31.47
  • Fine silver content, g: 29.11
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 20,000
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The coin is round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

Obverse

within the circular geometric ornament – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; beneath – year of issue, alloy standard; inscriptions along the rim – at the top: "РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom: "ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ" (TWENTY ROUBLES).

Reverse

features in the center – the relief of a discus–thrower; in the right–hand part – the inscription in two lines – "СІДНЭЙ 2000" (SYDNEY 2000) and "АЛІМПІЙСКІЯ ГУЛЬНІ" (OLYMPIC GAMES).