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Easter Holiday


Putting into circulation : 22 April 2003
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 3000 3000

Series: Ritual Holidays of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Easter, the greatest Christian holiday. The holiday is associated with the all-night service, solemn religious processions, ringing of church bells and singing songs, glorifying Jesus Christ, whose resurrection has become a triumph of eternal life over death.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1035

On the coin obverse there is a composition made of seven Easter eggs decorated with ornaments peculiar to various regions of Ukraine. In the middle of the composition there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine, above there is the coin issue year - 2003. Set in the conventionalized image of willow twigs there are the following inscriptions:
On the coin reverse there is pictured a ceremonial procession of believers headed by a priest carrying the shroud of Christ, crosses, gonfalons and candles as well as the ritual of consecration, above which there is the inscription: ВЕЛИКДЕНЬ (Easter).
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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