Commemorative coins "Kanstantsin Astrozhski"

Put into circulation on 24 November 2014

Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by: RSE "The Kazakhstan Mint of NB RK", Ust–Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.63
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 43 rubles 70 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 5 rubles 75 copecks
out of stock

The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge bears an inscription: "УМАЦАВАННЕ І АБАРОНА ДЗЯРЖАВЫ" ("STRENGTHENING AND DEFENDING THE STATE").

Obverse

at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus, a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), in the center – the image of a parchment with a stamp, as well as a macehead which is the symbol of the Hetman’s power; at the bottom –denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin and the year of issue; alloy standard is shown on the silver coin.

Reverse

the relief image of Kanstantsin Astrozhski, on the right – the coat of arms of the Astrozhski family, and a circumferential inscription: КАНСТАНЦІН АСТРОЖСКІ (KANSTANTSIN ASTROZHSKI) and the years of his life: from 1460 to 1530.