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Kyiv Psalmbook


Putting into circulation : 22 January 1998
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
100 gold (Au 900) 15.55 25,0 proof smooth 2000 2000

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
he coin is dedicated to the sixth centenary of the outstanding monument of the national culture (1397).
Retail price, Hryvnas: 23649

On the coin obverse the Small State Emblem of Ukraine is depicted over an open ancient book. Above, along the circumference, there is a stylized inscription УКРАЇНА; underneath, there is a two line inscription 100 ГРИВЕНЬ. At the left and at the right there is a legend: 1997, coin issue year, Au 900, metal and its standard and 15,55 g, gold pure weight.
On the coin reverse against a background of a three column arcade, the following is depicted: Jesus Christ within a circumference with abbreviations - IC - XC, the biblical King David, the Kyivan scribe Spyrydoniy - protodeacon, and a fragment of a Church Slavonic text. Above, along the circumference there is the stylized inscription: КИЇВСЬКИЙ ПСАЛТИР, beneath - the date: 1397.
Designer: Serhii Beliaiev
Engraver:  avers: Volodymyr Demianenko  revers: Roman Chaikovskyi
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