Commemorative Coin "The Voltaire"

Put into circulation on: 14 October 2011

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is rectangular in shape. The dimensions: 28.0 х 40.0 mm.
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 3,500
Sale prices:
  • without box – 51 ruble 75 copecks
  • in box – 57 rubles 24 copecks

The coin is rectangular in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is plain.

Obverse

in the upper left-hand corner – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – the image of Jean-Antoine Houdon, an French sculptor and graphic artist; inscriptions: on the left – РЭСПУБЛІКА (THE REPUBLIC), at the top – БЕЛАРУСЬ (OF BELARUS); at the bottom – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) and the year of issue to the right of it.

Reverse

in the center – the relief image of The Voltaire sculpture; in the upper left-hand corner – an inscription: ВАЛЬТЭР (THE VOLTAIRE); in the bottom right-hand corner – the alloy standard.