Commemorative coins dedicated to the 900th Anniversary of Euphrosyne of Polotsk

Put into circulation on 4 June 2001

Design: S.Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925, Alloy standard of gold: 999.9
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.63
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1, gold – 0.048)
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 37 rubles 42 copecks
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  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 2,000
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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.

Obverse

within the circular geometric ornament – the relief of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; beneath – year of issue; silver coin – fine silver content and 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.

Reverse

in the center – the relief effigy of an entrance to a cell and of the cross of Euphrasinya of Polatsk which is an invaluable Belarusian sacred object (made of gold on silver coin); in the left–hand part – the inscription "ЕЎФРАСІННЯ ПОЛАЦКАЯ 900 ГОД" (EUPHRASINYA OF POLATSK 900 YEARS); in the right–hand part – the relief effigy of a figure of Euphrasinya of Polatsk.