Commemorative coins "European Bison"

Put into circulation on 28 December 2012

Design: S.Zaskevich (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 two diamonds 0.8 mm in size, VS clarity.
  • Diameter, mm: 25
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 701 ruble 50 copecks
  • in box – 706 rubles 71 copeck
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  • 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 two synthetic crystals.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 67 rubles 85 copecks
  • in box – 73 rubles 21 copeck
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, within a circular geometric ornamental pattern, – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus with the year of issue beneath it and the alloy standard to the left of it; 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 the European bison with its eyes inlaid with two diamonds (on the gold coin) or two synthetic crystals (on the silver one); and at the bottom on the right-hand side —circumferential inscription: ЗУБР ∙ BISON BONASUS (EUROPEAN BISON ∙ BISON BONASUS).