Commemorative coin "Brown Bear"

Put into circulation on 25 November 2002

Design: The obverse: S.Zaskevitch (Belarus).The reverse: Waldemar Wronski
Minted by: The Hamburg Mint (Hamburgische Munze), Germany
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 5,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 31 ruble 48 copecks
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The coin is round. The rim is raised on both sides of the coin. The edge of the coin is corrugated.

Obverse

within the circular geometric ornament – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; beneath – year of issue and alloy standard; inscriptions along the rim – at the top: "РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ" (REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), at the bottom: "ДВАЦЦАЦЬ РУБЛЁЎ" (TWENTY ROUBLES).

Reverse

in the centre – the relief effigy of three bears against a background of the fir forest; at the top – inscription along the rim : in the left–hand part at the top – "МЯДЗВЕДЗЬ БУРЫ" (BROWN BEAR), at the bottom – "URSUS ARCTOS".