Commemorative Coin "The purple Emperor (Apatura iris)"

Put into circulation on 15 November 2013

Design: D.Surajewska (Poland)
Minted by: The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland
  • Silver, Alloy standard of silver: 925
  • Denomination: 20 rubles
  • Weight of coin, g: 28.28
  • Fine silver content, g: 26.16
  • Quality: "proof", Pad-printed elements are used.
  • Diameter, mm: 38.61
  • Mintage, pcs.: up to 8,000
Sale prices:
  • without box – 56 rubles 35 copecks
  • in box – 67 rubles 12 copecks
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The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The edge of the coin is plain.


in the center within the inner circle against a stylized wing of a butterfly: the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus, beneath – the year of issue, and a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛIКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS); on the left – alloy standard, on the right – the trademark of the Mint of Poland PLC, beneath – denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20RUBLES).


in the center against the relief image of plants – the purple emperor reproduced with the help of pad-printing technique; beneath, on the right-handed side, an inscription: APATURA IRIS.