Commemorative Coins "The 1025th Anniversary of Christianizing Rus"
Put into circulation on 17 July 2013Design: S. Zaskevitch (Belarus)
Minted by: CJSC "Lithuanian Mint", Vilnius, Lithuania
- Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925, Alloy standard of gold: 995
- Denomination: 20 rubles
- Weight of coin, g: 33.62
- Fine silver content, g: 31.1, gold – 0.044)
- Quality: "proof", Gold-plated elements are used.
- Diameter, mm: 38.61
- Mintage, pcs.: 3,000
- without box – 51 ruble 75 copecks
- in box – 57 rubles 91 copeck
- Denomination: 1 ruble
- Weight of coin, g: 15.5
- Quality: "proof–like"
- Diameter, mm: 33
- Mintage, pcs.: 5,000
- without box – 6 rubles 90 copecks
- in box – 12 rubles 88 copecks
The coins are round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is reeded.
at the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center of the coin – a logo of the Belarusian Orthodox Church within a circular pattern, beneath an inscription in three lines – БЕЛАРУСКАЯ ПРАВАСЛАЎНАЯ ЦАРКВА (BELARUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH); circumferential inscriptions: at the top – РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), on the right side – the year of issue, on the left side on a silver coin – the alloy standard, at the bottom – the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES) on a silver coin and 1 РУБЕЛЬ (1 RUBLE) on a copper-nickel one.
in the center – an inscription from the celebrations logo: 1025-ЛЕТИЕ КРЕЩЕНИЯ РУСИ (THE 1025TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHRISTIANIZING RUS) against the cross made from stylized patterns, above – the image of a pigeon with a halo as a symbol of the Holy Spirit; on the left and on the right from the logo – the images of angels, beneath – a stylized city image.