Bank of Lithuania


The obverse of the coin features the remaining part of the cover of Francysk Skaryna’s Ruthenian Bible. In the centre against an ornate background – Vytis, the coat of arms of the Republic of Lithuania, at the top – inscription LIETUVA (LITHUANIA), on the left – coin denomination (€20), on the right – the date of issue of the coin (2017). The logo of the Lithuanian Mint is impressed on the right-hand side of the obverse of the coin.


The reverse of the coin features part of the cover of Francysk Skaryna’s Ruthenian Bible, at the bottom – inscription PRANCIŠKAUS SKORINOS RUSĖNIŠKOJI BIBLIJA 500 (THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF FRANCYSK SKARYNA’S RUTHENIAN BIBLE).

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Denomination: €20
Composition: silver Ag 925
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 28.28 g
Quality: PROOF
Coin type: collector

Designed by Rolandas Rimkūnas

On the edge of the coin: PRAHA 1517 (PRAGUE 1517)
Release date: 08/11/2017
Mintage: 3,000 pcs
Coin price (without a box): EUR 63
Coin price (with a box): EUR 67
Minted at the Lithuanian Mint

Coin description


Last update: 06-01-2022