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10 hryvnias UKRAINE 2016 - Theodosius on the caves

Theodosius of the CavesPutting into circulation : 19 April 2016Technical SpecificationsDenominationMetalWeight of pure precious metals, grammeDiameter, mmQuality class of coinageEdgeMintage, pcsActual, pcs10 silver (Ag 925) 31.138,6 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends30003000Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the inscription УКРАЇНА/10 ГРИВЕНЬ 2016 (Ukraine/10 hryvnias 2016); there is the conventionalized image of Kyiv hills, a small chapel, and in the foreground there are caves with a monk kneeling in a praying position.Reverse: against the background of stylized temple with the inscription ФЕОДОСІЙ/ ПЕЧЕРСЬКИЙ/ХІ СТ. (Theodosius/of the Caves/XI c.), there is the iconographic image of Theodosius of the Caves holding a scroll with the following inscription: ГОСПОДИ, / В ІМ`Я/ПРЕСВЯТОЇ / БОГОРОДИЦІ, /МАТЕРІ ТВОЄЇ, / ЗВЕДЕНИЙ БУВ / ХРАМ ЦЕЙ (Dear Lord,/in the name of the/Most Holy/Mother of God,/has this temple/been raised).Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine The coin is dedicated to one of the founders and hegumens of Kyiv Pechersk Monastery, Theodosius of the Caves (year of birth unknown - 1074). Kyiv Pechersk Monastery flourished during his rule - it teemed with people, boasted many churches, and adopted the Studite statute of monastic rules...

52.00€