Commemorative coins "Skaryna’s Way.Vilnia"

Put into circulation on: 07 August 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 – 105 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 quote from the afterwards to "The Book of Hours" from "The Small Travel Book" published by Francysk Skaryna (for the silver coin the quote is made with pad printing), below it – the ornamental element from the "The Small Travel Book", to the left and right there are fragments of illustrations from "The Small Travel Book" 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 coin.

Reverse

in the centre – the image of Virgin Mary with a baby from the "The Small Travel Book" at the background of the city view of Vilnia taken from the ancient atlas engraving (George Brown, 16th c.); from the left and from the right – the fragments of ornamental elements from the "The Small Travel Book"; at the bottom – an inscription Вiльня (Vilnia); at the top – a circumferential inscription ШЛЯХ СКАРЫНЫ (SKARYNA’S WAY).