Commemorative Coins "The Belts of Slutsk. The Radziwills"

Put into circulation on: 20 December 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 – the image of a fragment of the non-reversible molded belt produced by the manufactory of Slutsk (1780–1807) and exhibited in the National Museum of History and Culture of Belarus (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. РАДЗІВІЛЫ (THE BELTS OF SLUTSK. THE RADZIWILLS); on the right – the image of the figure of Prince Michal Kazimierz Radziwill; on the left – the ornamental design based on the Radziwill family emblem, the image of Slutsk Brama (city gates) in the town of Niasvizh (as the element of the architectural complex of the Radziwill residence) and the draped belt of Slutsk.