The obverse of the coin
in the upper part of the disc - the coat of arms of the USSR of the sample of 1956: the hammer and sickle on a globe, beneath the rising sun, at the top a five-pointed star; the sides of the ears of corn, tied with fifteen turns of the tape, the lower stage is much wider, symbolizes the RSFSR (the rest of the coils - the other republics). Under the arms the full width of the coin there is an inscription "СССР" below is the value: a large stylized number "1" under which a semicircle along the edge to the floor "РУБЛЬ" even the small numbers below the year of issue "1990".The reverse of the coin
depicts a relief portrait of Skaryna at work (in front of him lies a book in which he makes a record). Right in the two strings are years of life: "1490", "ок1551". Under the portrait the inscription in two lines, old Church Slavonic font: "ФРАНЦИСК СКОРИНА" at the bottom of the pattern.
The obverse and reverse of the coin features the speaker on the circumference of the piping.
Release date: 13 Aug 1990
Artist and sculptor: A. V. Baklanov.
Total circulation: 3 million pieces, of which 400 thousand coins collectible performance Proof
Francis Skaryna was one of the first Slavic printers, also known as a writer, a doctor, philosopher, public figure. Was the first translator of the Bible into the Belarusian language. The printing press used machine system Gutenberg. Skorina especially venerated in Belarus, named in his honor by many agencies. The exact date of birth and death are still unknown.