Commemorative Coins "Skaryna’s Way. Polatsk"

Put into circulation on 31 December 2015

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: "uncirculated"
  • Diameter, mm: 50
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 90 rubles 00 copecks
  • in box – 115 rubles 00 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 19.5
  • Quality: "uncirculated"
  • Diameter, mm: 37
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 18 rubles 00 copecks
out of stock

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

Obverse

at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and the circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – a quote about love for the country from the preface to the book "Judith" published by F. Skaryna; on the right and on the left – ornamental pattern, within which are depicted: on the left-hand side – the year of issue, on the right-hand side – alloy standard on silver coins; at the bottom in the center – denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

in the center — the image of Venetian window decorated with floral ornament elements and characters from the engravings of F. Skaryna; in the opening of arch against the background of the view of Polotsk from the engraving of XVI century is depicted a ship (the coat of arms emblem of Polotsk).; at the base of the composition - an open book and the inscription: ПОЛАЦК (POLATSK); at the top a circumferential inscription: ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY).