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The Kyiv-Pechersk Assumption Cathedral


Putting into circulation : 24 December 1998
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 ordinary corrugated 200000 200000

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
The commemorative coins are dedicated to restoration of the Assumption Cathedral of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery, the outstanding historical and cultural monument of Ukraine of the 11th-18th centuries
On the coin obverse within a frame of a baroque ornament decorated with seraphim`s heads there is depicted the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and a four line legend: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 Hryvnia), 1998 (on the German silver coin).
On the coin reverse there are depictions of the Assumption Cathedral, destroyed in 1941, and its ruins as well as the inscription: УСПЕНСКИЙ СОБОР КИЄВО-ПЕРЕРСЬКОЇ ЛАВРИ Х1 СТ. (the Kyiv-Pechersk Assumption Cathedral of the 11th century)
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Vitalii Kozachenko
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi
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