20 Rouble International Polar Year

Features

Issuer Belarus
Period Republic (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2007
Value 20 Roubles (20 BYR)
Currency Second Ruble (2000-2016)
Composition Silver (.925) (enameled)
Weight 31.10 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 31544
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 164
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

International Polar Year

Obverse

At the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus, a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛИКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS), and in the center – the representation of the emblem of the International Polar Year; and at the bottom – the year of issue, alloy standard, and denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES).

Lettering:
РЭСПУБЛИКА БЕЛАРУСЬ
INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
2007-2008
2007 20 РУБЛЁЎ Ag 925

Translation:
THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
2007-2008
2007 20 RUBLES Ag 925

Engraver: S. Zaskevich

Reverse

In the center – the relief image of two penguins (enameled in 3 colors: black, white, and orange) against a stylized map of Antarctica; on the left – a circumferential inscription: МІЖНАРОДНЫ ПАЛЯРНЫ ГОД (THE INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR); on the right – geographical coordinates of the location of Belarusian scientists – Antarctic explorers; and at the bottom – the representation of the wind rose.

Lettering: МІЖНАРОДНЫ ПАЛЯРНЫ ГОД

Translation: THE INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR

Engraver: S. Zaskevich

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The coin is enameled in 3 colors: black, white, and orange.

Minted by: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH, Karlsfeld, Germany

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2007  10 000 $ 38 Proof

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