Commemorative coins "The UNESCO World Heritage. Mir Castle"
Put into circulation on 22 December 2014Design: O.Novosiolova (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"
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: up to 3,000
- without box – 60 rubles 00 copecks
- Denomination: 1 ruble
- Weight of coin, g: 15.5
- Quality: "proof–like"
- Diameter, mm: 33
- Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
- without box – 14 rubles 00 copecks
The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.
in the center — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and the circumferential inscriptions: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS) against the stylized masonry of the castle, the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one, and the year of issue to the right of the denomination (and the alloy standard to the left of the denomination on the silver coin).
in the center — the picture of Mir Castle and its stylized reflection on the water symbolizing past centuries, the mystique, and many unsolved mysteries; and at the top — the circumferential inscription: МIРСKI ЗАМАК (MIR CASTLE) and UNESCO logo under it.