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Annunciation


Putting into circulation : 31 March 2008
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 8000 8000

Series: Ritual Holidays of Ukraine
The coins are dedicated to the Annunciation, one of the important Orthodox holidays, which is marked on April, 7
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1038

On the coin obverse above there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a semicircular inscription – НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), in the centre there is a conventionalized setting of the Gospel, on both sides of which there are lilies, associated with the Virgin Mary. There are also placed the inscriptions:
On the coin reverse there is a multi-figured composition - a first spring round dance, above - there is the Annunciation scene and the semicircular inscription: БЛАГОВІЩЕННЯ (Annunciation).
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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