2011 Belarus 1 Ounce Hedgehog Silver Proof Coin
The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus has issued an amazing coin series dedicated to the adorable hedgehog. Each release a beautiful 20 rubles .999 silver proof coin with a limited mintage of only 4000 pieces.
The obverse of the hedgehog coin features relief image of the State coat of arms of the Republic of Belarus encircled with a geometric pattern. The obverse also represents inscriptions denoting the name of the issuing country, face value and the year of issue.
Depicted on the reverse of the coin is the fine crafted relief image of an amazing hedgehog with a Swarovski crystal inlaid to represent the eye. The hedgehog is portrayed in profile, above and below the image there are inscriptions denoting Latin and Belarus name of hedgehog. The Hedgehog in nature is small and completely defenseless - it does not have the quick feet to avoid hazards or sharp teeth and no doubt would be constantly threatened, unless nature took care of its safety by providing this creature with needles that can hurt any animal that want to attack him.
Denomination: 20 Rubles
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Manufacturer: B.H. Mayer
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Swarovski Elements, COA
Mint Capsule, Presentation Box, COA