Commemorative coins "Leu Sapieha"

Put into circulation on 30 December 2010

Design: S.Zaskevich (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 33.62
  • Fine silver content, g: 31.1
  • Quality: "proof"
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 54 rubles 05 copecks
  • in box – 58 rubles 24 copecks
out of stock
  • Copper–nickel
  • Denomination: 1 ruble
  • Weight of coin, g: 15.5
  • Quality: "proof–like"
  • Diameter, mm: 33
  • Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 5 rubles 18 copecks
out of stock

The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coins’ edge bears an inscription: УМАЦАВАННЕ І АБАРОНА ДЗЯРЖАВЫ (STRENGTHENING AND DEFENDING THE STATE).


at the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); in the center — the representation of an excerpt from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania’s Statute Book of 1588, beneath — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on the silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on the copper-nickel one, and the year of issue; and on the right side — the alloy standard on the silver coin.


in the center — the relief image of Leu Sapieha and on the right side — the Fox coat of arms of the Sapiehas; and circumferential inscriptions in two lines: ЛЕЎ САПЕГА (LEU SAPIEHA) and the years of his birth and death: 1557-1633.