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Holy Spirit Church in Rohatyn


Putting into circulation : 29 September 2009
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 smooth with in-depth legends до 10000 8887

Series: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to an outstanding example of Ukrainian wooden temples of old types - Holy Spirit Church in Rohatyn (1598). Its iconostasis being now in a good state of preservation has extraordinarily high artistic value. The temple is a monument that has immortalized the talent of masters from Halychyna for architecture, carving and icon painting.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 954

On the obverse above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); the conventionalized image of the 16th century icon of the temple - `Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles` - with the candelabra to the right and left thereof; below - the coin issue year 2009 and the face value 10 ГРИВЕНЬ (10 hryvnias).
On the reverse there is depicted the church with the legends: ЦЕРКВА/СВЯТОГО/ДУХА/XVI/СТ. (Church/of Holy/Spirit/XVI/century) above and РОГАТИН (Rohatyn) below, embowed.
Designer: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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