Russia, 1 Rouble (Francysk Skaryna) 1990 Proof

In 1990 Russia marked the 500th Anniversary of the birth of Belarussian humanist, physician and translator Francysk Skaryna in 1490 with this circulating commemorative 1 rouble coin. Skaryna was known to be one of the first printers of books in what was then the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Eastern Europe. The obverse of the coin shows the arms of the former Soviet Union, while the reverse has a portrait of Skaryna working on his own translation of the Bible into Russian.
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