Commemorative coins "The Bogs of Almany"

Put into circulation on 30 December 2005

Design: S.Nekrasova (Belarus)
Minted by: RSE "The Kazakhstan Mint of NB RK", Ust–Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.63
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 14.35
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
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The coins are round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated. The edge of the coins bears inscription "ЗАКАЗНІКІ БЕЛАРУСІ * АЛЬМАНСКІЯ БАЛОТЫ" (BELARUSIAN NATURE RESERVES * THE BOGS OF ALMANY).

Obverse

at the background of ornamental canvas there are: at the top – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and inscription "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center – image of a blooming plant; at the bottom – inscription "РАСІЦА ПРАМЕЖКАВАЯ" (OBLONG–LEAVED SUNDEW); year of issue, face value "20 РУБЛЁЎ" (20 ROUBLES) – on silver coin and "1 РУБЕЛЬ" (1 ROUBLE) – on copper–nickel coin.

Reverse

in the center – the relief effigy of a flying owl; at the top – the effigy of a fragment of Belarusian ornament, denotative life symbol; in the right–hand part – a fragment of a stylized landscape of The Bogs of Almany; at the bottom – inscription "БАРАДАТАЯ КУГАКАЎКА" (GREAT GREY OWL).