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In Honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I Visit to Ukraine

Putting into circulation : 20 October 2008
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
50 silver (Ag 999) 500 85,0 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 1000 1000

Series: Other coins
The coin is dedicated to the visit of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to Ukraine at the time of celebration of the 1020th anniversary of the Christianization of Kyiv Rus.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 17725

On the obverse of the coin there are: the Small Emblem of Ukraine with the inscription УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) under it and the inscriptions НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК (National Bank) (above) and П’ЯТДЕСЯТ ГРИВЕНЬ (Fifty Hryvnias) (below) around the circle; in the circle against the background of Dnieper and the left-bank, the statue of Prince Volodymyr the Great, opened in Kyiv in 1853, is depicted; on the left there is the year of the coin issue 2008 specified on the ribbon.
On the reverse of the coin in the circle there is the portrait of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yuschenko holding the wreath with a lighted candle, light whereof is imitated by the hologram, and of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I with the inscription НА ЧЕСТЬ ВІЗИТУ В УКРАЇНУ ВСЕЛЕНСЬКОГО ПАТРІАРХА ВАРФОЛОМІЯ І (In Honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I Visit to Ukraine) around the circle.
Designer: Roman Chaikovskyi
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Roman Chaikovskyi