Commemorative coins "The Krusenstern"
Put into circulation on 27 September 2011Design: D.Surajewska (Poland)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: "brilliant–uncirculated", The coin bears a hologram.
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: up to 7,000
- without box – 58 rubles 65 copecks
- in box – 64 rubles 76 copecks
- Denomination: 1 ruble
- Weight of coin, g: 13.16
- Quality: "brilliant–uncirculated"
- Diameter, mm: 32
- Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
- without box – 7 rubles 48 copecks
The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.
at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – the stylized image of the wind rose (on the silver coin the wind rose is performed as a hologram) against the background of a navigation sea chart; at the bottom – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one and the year of issue to the left of the denomination (and the alloy standard and the trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC. to the right of the denomination on the silver coin).
in the center – the image of The Krusenstern – one of the most swift-sailing ships in the world – against the background of the sea landscape; beneath – the side view of the reduced image of the ship; and at the bottom – an inscription: KRUSENSTERN.