Commemorative Coins "The Belts of Slutsk. Collecting"

Put into circulation on: 21 November 2013

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver , Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.62
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof", Pad-printed elements are used.
  • Diameter, mm: 50
  • Mintage, pcs.: 7,000
  • Set of Silver Coins the "Belts of Slutsk"
Sale prices:
  • in box – 59 rubles 80 copecks
Sale prices:
  • without box – 7 rubles 48 copecks
  • in box – 16 rubles 07 copecks

The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The edge of the coins is reeded.

Obverse

at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center of the coin within the circle – an image of a fragment of a two-faced belt produced by the manufactory of Slutsk and exhibited in the Maksim Bogdanovich’s Literary Museum (on a silver coin the belt’s fragment is reproduced with the help of pad-printing technique); at the top along the rim an inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); on the left – the year of issue, on the right – alloy standard (on a silver coin) and artistic element (on a copper-nickel one), on the bottom – denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on a silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on a copper-nickel one.

Reverse

on the left along the rim an inscription: СЛУЦКІЯ ПАЯСЫ. КАЛЕКЦЫЯНАВАННЕ (THE BELTS OF SLUTSK. COLLECTING); in the center – the image of the catalog cover of the exhibit of belts of Slutsk in 1927 and a fragment of the belt from the collection of Ivan Lutskevich (the collection from the collected works of Ivan Lutskevich was shown to М. Bogdanovich, after which he wrote the poem "The Weavers of Slutsk").