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Zymne Holy Mountain Cloister of the Dormition


Putting into circulation : 30 June 2010
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 62.2 50,0 proof smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to one of few constructions of the military defense which survive to this day, i.e. Zymne Holy Mountain Cloister of the Dormition whose main erection is the Dormition Cathedral (1495). Decoration elements of the icon: 3 brilliants of total weight 0.015 carat minimum, 2 sapphires (of orange colour) of total weight 0.012 carat minimum, local gilding (weight of gold in fineness 0.00068 g minimum).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1751

Obverse: on the coin obverse there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above; the coin issue year 2010 and the face value 20 ГРИВЕНЬ (20 hryvnias) below; the central part of the miracle-working icon within its revetment supported by angels. Under the icon there is the conventionalized inscription ЗИМНЕНСЬКА ІКОНА ПРЕСВ. БОГОРОДИЦІ (Zymne icon of the Blessed Mother of God).
Reverse: there are depicted the cloister buildings located on a hill; above there is the semicircular conventionalized inscription ЗИМНЕНСЬКИЙ СВЯТОГІРСЬКИЙ УСПЕНСЬКИЙ МОНАСТИР (Zymne Holy-Mountain Dormition Cloister). Below, against the landscape background, the legend СЕЛО ЗИМНЕ, ВОЛИНЬ (village of Zymne, Volhynia).
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Volodymyr Demianenko
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