Commemorative coins "Skaryna’s Way. Prague"

Put into circulation on: 09 June 2017

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; beneath – the inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – the engraving of Francysk Skaryna’s self portrait from the book "Genesis" 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 in the center – 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 city of Prague from the ancient engraving ("World Chronical" of Schedel, 15th century), to the left and right – fragments of buildings from Skaryna’s engravings; beneath – the inscription ПРАГА (PRAGUE); at the top – the image of the Prague Astronomical Clock, beneath – circumferential inscription ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY).