Commemorative coin "The Don"

Put into circulation on: 25 October 2012

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 31.1
  • Fine silver content, g: 28.77
  • Quality: "proof", Pad-printed elements are used. The coin is rectangular in shape. The dimensions: 45.00 х 30.00 mm.
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 6,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 76 rubles 48 copecks
  • in box – 81 ruble 92 copecks

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

Obverse

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and an inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center — a picture of two galloping horses symbolizing the dynamics, speed, and strength; and at the bottom, from left to right — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES), the alloy standard, and the year of issue.

Reverse

on the left side — the relief image of the Don horse against the ornamental pattern of firearms (pistols) and an inscription: ДАНСКI КОНЬ (THE DON); and on the right side — the pad-printed image of a Don Cossack Host officer during the War of 1812 sitting astride a horse.