Commemorative coins dedicated to Biathlon

Put into circulation on 30 December 1997

Design: Obverse designers: A.Zimenko, D.Belitsky (Belarus). Reverse designer – T.Radivilko (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Gold, Alloy standard of gold: 999
  • Denomination: 50 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 7.78
  • Fine gold content, g: 7.78
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 22
  • Mintage, pcs.: 500
Sale prices:
  • in box – 481 ruble 85 copecks
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  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 31.1
  • Fine silver content, g: 28.77
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 39
  • Mintage, pcs.: 1,000
Sale prices:
  • in box – 34 rubles 62 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "uncirculated"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
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Coins are round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.


features on top the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus with the inscription in two lines: "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); at the bottom – face value, year of issue, for precious metals coins – weight of the coin and alloy standard.


features in the center the relief of a competing biathlonist; in the right–hand part – the emblem of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus; the inscription along the rim: "БЕЛАРУСЬ АЛIМПIЙСКАЯ" (OLYMPIC BELARUS) and a fragment of geometric ornament.