Commemorative coins "Hedgehog"

Put into circulation on 29 December 2011

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany
  • Gold, Alloy standard of gold: 999
  • Denomination: 50 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 7.78
  • Fine gold content, g: 7.78
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is inlaid with a diamond 0.8mm in size and of VS clarity
  • Diameter, mm: 25
  • Mintage, pcs.: 1,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 640 rubles 09 copecks
out of stock
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 999
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 31.1
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof", The coin is inlaid with a Swarovski crystal
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 4,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 86 rubles 25 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

in the center — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus within a circular geometric pattern, beneath — the year of issue, and on the left side — the alloy standard; and circumferential inscriptions: at the top — РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) and at the bottom — the denomination: 50 РУБЛЁЎ (50 RUBLES) on the gold coin and 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver one.

Reverse

in the center — the relief image of a hedgehog (side view) with its eye inlaid with a diamond (on the gold coin) or Swarovski crystal (on the silver one); and circumferential inscriptions: at the top — ERINACEUS CONCOLOR and at the bottom — ВОЖЫК (HEDGEHOG).