National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
20 Belorussian roubles
Вrilliant uncirculated, hologram
D. Suraevska (Poland), Svetlana Nekrasova (Belarus)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: On the top there is a relief image of the coat of arms of the Republic of Belarus, on the upper part along the circumference – the inscription: in the upper part – “РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ” (Republic of Belarus), in the centre against the marine navigation map – a stylized image of the Wind Rose with a hologram; at the bottom there are: a face value – “20 РУБЛЁЎ” (20 ROUBLES), a year of issue (at the left), the
coin’s alloy and the mintmark of the Mint of Poland (at the right).
Reverse: In the centre against a seascape – the image of one of the world's largest sailing ships “Америго Веспуччи” (Amerigo Vespucci), at the left – a smaller image of the ship (side view) under which there is an inscription in the original mark “АMERIGO VESPUCCI”.
A brief annotation
On the coin’s obverse there is the Wind Rose depicted against the fragments of old maps – mysterious and unknown place calling in search for adventures. Te image of the Wind Rose made with a hologram is inspired by illustrations from old books. On the coin’s reverse there is an image of the large and beautiful ship sailing at full sail. Te ship is depicted against the panorama of its port – Livorno (Italy).