Commemorative coins "Biathlon World Championships 2016. Oslo"

Put into circulation on: 26 January 2016

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Gold , Alloy standard of gold: 999
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 3.11
  • Fine gold content, g: 3.11
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 16.25
  • Mintage, pcs.: 500
Sale prices:
  • without box – 750 rubles 00 copecks
out of stock
  • 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.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 75 rubles 00 copecks
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 15 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

Obverse (silver and copper-nickel coins): at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus, a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); under the State Coat of Arms – fragments of the image of the biathletes’ sport equipment in the form of a stylized ornament bearing the year of issue (to the left) and the alloy standard (to the right) (on the silver coin); and at the bottom in the center – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one.
Obverse (gold coin): in the center – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; circumferential inscriptions: at the top – РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom – the year of issue (to the left) and the alloy standard (to the right); in the center – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES).
Reverse (silver and copper-nickel coins): to the left – the image of shooting woman biathlete; to the right of the center – the image of targets for biathlone, beneath to the right – the inscription in three lines: OSLO 2016, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BIATHLON.

Reverse

Reverse (gold coin): to the left – the image in profile of a woman biathlete being prepared for shooting; at the top to the left – the inscription in two lines OSLO 2016, WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, BIATHLON.