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The Dormition Cathedral in the City of Volodymyr-Volynskyi


Putting into circulation : 22 July 2015
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000 35000

Series: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to the Dormition Cathedral, an Old Rus architectural monument, built by Prince Mstyslav Iziaslavovych in 1156-1160 in the city of Volodymyr - the center of Volynian Principality, the city of chronicle writing (currently - the city of Volodmyr-Volynskyi). The Cathedral was a unique center of spiritual and community life in Volyn, burial place of princes, boyars and bishops, one of the pages of the Old Rus architectural heritage.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: above there is the issue year - 2015, the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine (to the left) with the inscription УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) below; the face value - 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (to the right) with a mark of the Mint of the National Bank of Ukraine below. The main obverse composition is the conventionalized fragment of icon-stand and the Cathedral Holy doors.
On the reverse: there is depicted the Dormition Cathedral (to the right), in the middle distance above there is the conventionalized scene of its foundation, to the left - the inscription УСПЕНСЬКИЙ/ СОБОР/ХІІ ст. (Dormition/ Cathedral/ХІІ century); below there is the decorative ornament with the inscription ВОЛОДИМИР-ВОЛИНСЬКИЙ (Volodymyr-Volynskyi) against its background.
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko
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