In 2011 the National Bank of Belarus introduced commemorative silver coins, dedicated to the 120th birth anniversary of the classical belarusian poet Maksim Bogdanovich.
He was writing the history of belarusian literature and doing everything he could to help belarusian literature reach the pages of the books, newspapers and magazines. In his short life he also managed to release one book of poetry "Vianok".
Great belarusian poet died in Yalta (the Crimea) at the age of 25 of tuberculosis and was buried there.
In our museum you can buy these beautiful coins.
Description of the coin "M. Bogdanovich. 120 years"
|Date of issuance||October 27, 2011|
|Design||S. Zaskevich (Belarus)|
|Coinage||The Mint of Poland PLC., Warsaw, Poland|
|Fineness of silver||925|
|Nominal value||10 rubles|
|Mass of the coin||16,81 g|
|Mass of pure silver||15,55 g|
The coins have a round form. On front and back sides there's a raised rim. The edge of the coins has a notch.
The frame of the ornament is the one used in the design of the book of poetry "Vianok" ("Wreath"). At the top there's a relief image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus, underneath the emblen there's an inscription REPUBLIC OF BELARUS and the nominal value of 10 rubles (silver) and 1 rubles (copper-nickel); at the bottom - the year of issue; on the right (on the silver coin) - the fineness.
On the left there's a relief image of the classical belarusian poet Maksim Bogdanovich. On the right there are two rows: M. Bogdanovich, 1891 - 1917 (years of life) and an ornament with a cornflower.