Commemorative coins "Skaryna’s Way.Padua"

Put into circulation on: 11 November 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 – 103 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 – 15 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, below it there is an inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), in the center – the engraving from the title page of "The Book of Ruth" published by Francysk Skaryna; to the right and left – the ornament bearing inscriptions: the year of issue (to the left), the alloy standard (to the right) (on the silver coin); at the bottom in the centre — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel coin.

Reverse

in the centre – the image of the city of Padua from the ancient engraving, from the left and from the right – the fragments of the ancient buildings; at the bottom – the image of the armillary sphere, oak leaf garlands and signs of Skaryna’s engravings; under the images there is an inscription ПАДУЯ (PADUA); at the top – a circumferential inscription ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY).