Commemorative coins "Vincent Dunin–Martsynkevich. The 200th Anniversary"

Put into circulation on 4 February 2008

Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 10 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 16.81
  • Fine silver content, g: 15.55
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 18 rubles 71 copeck
  • in box – 19 rubles 50 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 13.16
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 32
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 1 ruble 43 copecks
out of stock

The coins are round in shape with the raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge is grained.


in the center – the ornamental motive of the Slutsk belt, which was used in the illustrations to Dunin–Martsynkevich’s book, framed by the traveler curtains; at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and circumferential inscription: at the top – РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); at the bottom – 10 РУБЛЁЎ (10 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper–nickel coin; and beneath – the year of issue (alloy standard shown on the silver coin on the right).


in the center – the relief portrait of Vincent Dunin–Martsynkevich, the Belarusian playwriter; on the right – the fragments of playbills; at the top – circumferential inscriptions engraved in two lines: В. ДУНІН–МАРЦІНКЕВІЧ (V. DUNIN–MARTSYNKEVICH) and the years of life 1808–1884.