Commemorative Coin "Pisces. 2013"

Put into circulation on: 09 October 2013

Design: D.Surajewska (Poland)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925 , Alloy standard of gold: 999.9
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16, gold – 0.019)
  • Quality: "proof", a transparent capsule containing a movable silver filigree in the shape of a pisces plated with gold
  • Diameter, mm: 41
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 10,000
  • Set of Silver Coins the "Signs of the Zodiac. 2013"
Sale prices:
  • in box – 85 rubles 10 copecks

The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s 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 fragment of an engraving published in ‘Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae’, the work on interaction between celestial bodies by the German scholar A. Kircher; in the right side — the alloy standard and the trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC underneath; and circumferential inscriptions: at the top — РЭСПУБЛİКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) and at the bottom — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) and the year of issue.

Reverse

in the center — the relief gold-plated picture of two stylized pisces against the stylized representation of the clock on the clock tower in St Mark’s Square in Venice and the circumferential inscription — PISCES in the left side; beneath — the insert: a transparent capsule containing a movable silver filigree in the shape of a pisces plated with gold.