The obverse of the coin
vividly depicts St. Basil's Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral) in Moscow, right underneath the mark of the Leningrad mint (stylized letters "ЛМД" upstairs on the left the emblem of the Bank of Russia: double-headed eagle with drooping wings. To the left along the rim, a semicircular inscription "БАНК" also right along the rim "РОССИИ" In the lower part of the field of coins of the specified denomination in two lines - "1 РУБЛЬ" beneath finely, the year of coinage - "1992".The reverse of the coin
depicts a relief portrait of Yakub Kolas in front, face to the right (on the shirt visible to the Belarusian national ornament). Below along the rim, a semicircular inscription: "ЯКУБ КОЛАС"(words separated by shirt). On the left the year of birth - "1882" on the right year of death, "1956".
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
The Artist: A.V. Baklanov.
Sculptor: N.. Noses.
Date of issue: November 3, 1992
There are also coins in the performance of the proof-like
(mirror field), with a circulation of 400 thousand pieces.
Konstantin Mikhailovich Mitskevich (1882-1956) - the greatest Belarusian poet and writer, held the post of Vice-President of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. For a long time worked as a school teacher, and after returning home to Belarus at 39 years of age began the creative activity. His works signed with the pseudonym of Jakub Kolas square, they were written in the Belarusian language and full of national features.