Commemorative coin dedicated to the Defenders of the Brest fortress
Put into circulation on 8 June 2004Design: S.Zaskevich (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: "proof"
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
- without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
- Denomination: 1 ruble
- Weight of coin, g: 16
- Quality: "uncirculated"
- Diameter, mm: 33
- Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Coins are round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.
at the top – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – the relief of the order of the Patriotic war (enamel of red and white color on silver coin); beneath: year of issue, silver coin – fine silver alloy standard; inscriptions along the rim – at the top: " РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ " (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom: " ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ " (TWENTY ROUBLES) on the silver coin and " АДЗІН РУБЕЛЬ " (ONE ROUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin.
at the top against a background of the main entrance to the Memorial complex "Brest Hero–fortress" – inscription: "БРЭСЦКАЯ КРЭПАСЦЬ–ГЕРОЙ" (BREST HERO FORTRESS); at the bottom – the relief of the main monument "COURAGE".