Commemorative coins "The 2012 Olympic Games. Handball"

Put into circulation on 30 December 2009

Design: S. Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 999
  • Denomination: 100 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 155.5
  • Fine silver content, g: 155.5
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 65
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 800
Sale prices:
  • in box – 187 rubles 11 copecks
out of stock
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 31.1
  • Fine silver content, g: 28.77
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 40
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 6,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 34 rubles 62 copecks
out of stock

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

Obverse

in the center — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus against the background of a handball; circumferential inscriptions: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) at the top, and 100 РУБЛЁЎ (100 RUBLES) and 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) respectively at the bottom; and the alloy standard to the left and the year of issue to the right of denomination.

Reverse

in the center — the pictogram of Tower Bridge (London, Great Britain is the site of the 2012 Olympic Games) and a pictographic image of two players in attack and in defence against the background of a handball; beneath — an inscription in two lines: АЛIМПIЙСКIЯ ГУЛЬНI 2012 (THE 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES); at the bottom — a circumferential inscription: ГАНДБОЛ (HANDBALL).