Commemorative coins "Judaism. Valozhyn Yeshiva (Judaism. Volozhyn Yeshiva)"

Put into circulation on 30 December 2010

Design: O.Novosiolova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 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: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 17 rubles 25 copecks
  • in box – 19 rubles 27 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 2 rubles 88 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

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center — the stylized composition showing menorah, one of Judaic symbols; at the bottom — the denomination: 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one; on the right side — the year of issue; and on the left side — the alloy standard on the silver coin.

Reverse

in the center — the representation of the Volozhyn yeshiva building and circumferential inscriptions: at the top — ІУДАІЗМ (JUDAISM) and at the bottom — ВАЛОЖЫНСКАЯ ІЕШЫВА (VALOZHYN YESHIVA).