2012 Belarus YEAR OF THE SNAKE 1oz Silver Antique Coin

The Year of the Snake figures designating the years from 2013 to 2024, in accordance with the number of years in one cycle of the Chinese lunar calendar, are shown within the inner circle. The clockwork elements and the Year of the Snake: 2013 are plated with gold.


At the top — the relief image of the State Coat of Arms of the Republic of Belarus; in the center — an arrangement of the clockwork elements, the Sun, and the Moon, where the center of the clockwork is inlaid with a cubic zirconia gem; on the right-hand side — the year of issue; on the left-hand side — the alloy standard; at the bottom — the denomination: 20 РУБЛЁЎ (20 RUBLES); and at the top — a circumferential inscription: РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ (THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS).


In the center — the image of a snake coiled into a spiral which is surrounded by the stars and the ornamental pattern and within the spiral — the gold-plated Chinese hieroglyph representing a snake; and at the bottom — an inscription: ГОД ЗМЯI (THE YEAR OF THE SNAKE)


Denomination: 20 Rubles
Country:   Belarus
Metal: Ag 999
Weight: 1 oz
Size: 38.61 mm
Finish: Proof
Additions: Cubic Zirconia Gem, Gilding
Mintage: 8,000 pcs
Date of issue:   2012
Accessories: N/A

Collections: Asia, Collector Coins, Europe

Category: 1oz, Belarus, collector, gem, proof, silver

Type: Silver Coin