Commemorative coins "Skaryna’s Way.Venice"

Put into circulation on: 14 December 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 Prophet Daniel" published by Francysk Skaryna; to the right and left – the ornament bearing inscriptions: the year of issue (to the left) and 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 – against the background of the city view of Venice from the 15th с. engraving decorated with the plant ornament there is an image of the lion leaning against the open book; to the left and right of it– the signs of Skaryna’s engravings; under the composition there is an inscription ВЕНЕЦЫЯ (VENICE); at the top – a circumferential inscription ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY).