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1 Rouble The Legend of the Cuckoo

Features

Country Belarus
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2008
Value 1 Rouble (1 BYB)
Currency Ruble (1993-2016)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.50 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 306
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Belarusian Folk Legends - The Legend of the Cuckoo

Obverse

At the top – the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center – the stylized image of the silhouettes of cuckoos and elements of the national Belarusian ornament against the background of the symbol of perpetual motion.

Lettering:
РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ
1 РУБЕЛЬ
2008

Engraver: O. Novosiolova

Reverse

In the center – the stylized image of a cuckoo whose wings look like long sleeves of feminine dress flapping in the course of dancing; the national Belarusian ornaments are shown inside the silhouette of the cuckoo; beneath the right wing – conditional images of the kids’ bodies and egg–shaped ovals that are symbols of the legend; and on the left – a circumferential inscription: ЛЕГЕНДА ПРА ЗЯЗЮЛЮ (THE LEGEND OF THE CUCKOO).

Lettering: ЛЕГЕНДА ПРА ЗЯЗЮЛЮ

Engraver: O. Novosiolova

Edge

Reeded

Comments

NOTE: struck at The Lithuanian Mint. Vilnius , Lithuania.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2008  5,000 Proof–like

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