Commemorative Coins "Belarusian Ballet. 2013"

Put into circulation on 6 May 2013

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Gold, Alloy standard of gold: 999
  • Denomination: 1,000 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 155.5
  • Fine gold content, g: 155.5
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 65
  • Mintage, pcs.: 49
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  • 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
  • Diameter, mm: 22
  • Mintage, pcs.: 1,000
Sale prices:
  • in box – 707 rubles 25 copecks
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  • Gold, Alloy standard of gold: 999
  • Denomination: 5 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 0.5
  • Fine gold content, g: 0.5
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 11
  • Mintage, pcs.: 10,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 56 rubles 93 copecks
  • in box – 63 rubles 51 copeck
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  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 999
  • Denomination: 100 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 155.5
  • Fine silver content, g: 155.5
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 65
  • Mintage, pcs.: 750
Sale prices:
  • in box – 362 rubles 25 copecks
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  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 999
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 20
  • Fine silver content, g: 20
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 10,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 41 ruble 58 copecks
  • in box – 45 rubles 43 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 19.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 9 rubles 20 copecks
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The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is reeded (except for the gold coin of 5 rubles whose edge is plain).

Obverse

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center — the front view of the building of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus following its renovation; and circumferential inscriptions: at the top — РЭСПУБЛİКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom — the year of issue in the left side and the alloy standard in the right side (except for the copper-nickel coin), and in the center — the denomination: 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE), 5 РУБЛЁЎ (5 RUBLES), 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES), 50 РУБЛЁЎ (50 RUBLES), 100 РУБЛЁЎ (100 RUBLES), and 1000 РУБЛЁЎ (1,000 RUBLES) on the coins in corresponding denominations.

Reverse

the pictures of fragments of P. Tchaikovsky’s ballet ‘Swan Lake’.
The gold coin of 1,000 rubles and the silver coin of 100 rubles have the relief image of a dancing ballerina in the left side; two soaring feathers at the top and at the bottom; and the inscription in two lines — БЕЛАРУСКİ БАЛЕТ (BELARUSIAN BALLET) in the center.
The gold coin of 5 rubles and the silver coin of 20 rubles have the relief full-length image of a dancing ballerina in the left side; two soaring feathers in the right side and the circumferential inscription — БЕЛАРУСКİ БАЛЕТ (BELARUSIAN BALLET) at the bottom; and the silver coin bears the F15 logo indicating that the coin is included in The Fabulous 15 international program.
The gold coin of 50 rubles and the copper-nickel coin of 1 ruble have the relief image of a ballerina in the half-split position in the center; the inscription in two lines — БЕЛАРУСКİ БАЛЕТ (BELARUSIAN BALLET) underneath (the gold coin features a brilliant instead of the dot in the letter "İ"); and the ornamental pattern of feathers along the rim in the right side.