Commemorative Coin "The Paleolithic Venus. Kastionki"

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
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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 the cave drawing of a bull in the Lascaux cave in France; inscriptions: on the drawing – PYACORA LASCO (THE LASCAUX CAVE), to the left of the drawing – РЭСПУБЛІКА (THE REPUBLIC), at the top – БЕЛАРУСЬ (OF BELARUS); at the bottom – the year of issue and the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES).

Reverse

in the center – the relief image of the most ancient figure of The Paleolithic Venus found in Kastionki village (Voronezh region) representing the Earth Goddess; on the left – an inscription: ПАЛЕАЛІТЫЧНАЯ ВЕНЕРА. КАСЦЁНКІ (THE PALEOLITHIC VENUS. KASTIONKI); in the bottom right-hand corner – the alloy standard.