Commemorative coin "The Nutcracker"
Put into circulation on 20 November 2009Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
- Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
- Denomination: 20 rubles
- Weight of coin, g: 28.28
- Fine silver content, g: 26.16
- Quality: "uncirculated", The coin is oxidized and inlaid with synthetic crystal.
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: up to 25,000
- without box – 31 ruble 48 copecks
- in box – 33 rubles 11 copecks
The coin is round in shape. The coin’s edge is plain.
at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center — the image of a boy and a girl against the background of a starry sky sitting on a swiveled crescent moon and holding an open book; beneath — the year of issue; circumferential inscriptions: at the top — РЭСПУБЛИКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) and at the bottom — ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ (TWENTY RUBLES).
in the center — against the background of the New Year tree — the image of the main character of the fairy tale, the Nutcracker, holding high a sabre in his hand; the Nutcracker’s cap is inlaid with a round zircon of green color as a pin; to the right of the Nutcracker — the representation of the girl Marie, to the left — the image of the Mouse King, beneath — the inverted figure of the Prince at the entrance to the Doll Kingdom, in the bottom left-hand part — a circumferential inscription: ШЧАЎКУНОК (THE NUTCRACKER).