Commemorative Coin "Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos of Zhyrovichy"
Put into circulation on 16 September 2011Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany
- Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925, Alloy standard of gold: 999
- Denomination: 20 rubles
- Weight of coin, g: 31.1
- Fine silver content, g: 28.77, gold – 0.002)
- Quality: "proof", The coin is rectangular in shape. The dimensions: 30.0 х 45.0 mm. Gold-plated elements are used.
- Mintage, pcs.: up to 10,000
- in box – 96 rubles 60 copecks
The coin is rectangular in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is reeded.
in the centre — the ornamental pattern in the form of the grapevine symbolizing the Theotokos with the representation of the cross therein which was erected in the territory of Zaslavl’s stronghold to commemorate the thousandth anniversary of the Orthodox Church in Belarus and the alloy standard; at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and an inscription in two lines: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); and at the bottom — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) and the year of issue to the right of the denomination.
in the centre — the image of the Most Holy Theotokos of Zhyrovichy (the representations of the Theotokos’s, Jesus Christ’s, and seraphim’s halos and the star on the Theotokos’s cloths are gold-plated); and at the bottom — an inscription: ЖЫРОВІЦКАЯ (OF ZHYROVICHY).