Commemorative coins "Skaryna’s Way. Krakow"

Put into circulation on: 12 May 2016

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
  • 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
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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; beneath – the inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – the engraving "Dispute" (the front page from the book "Jesus Sirakh" published by Skaryna); to the left and right – a decorative ornament bearing the year of issue (to the left) and the alloy standard (to the right) (on the silver coin); beneath – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one.

Reverse

in the center – the image of the window decorated by architectural elements and symbols from Skaryna’s engravings; at the bottom – on the stylized image of the heraldic field is a crowned letter "K" with the inscription КРАКАЎ (KRAKOW) beneath it; at the top – circumferential inscriptions ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY). The composition is located against the background of the view of Krakow from the engraving of the 15th century ("World Chronical" of Schedel).