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Zarvanytsia - Maria`s Spiritual Centre

Putting into circulation : 28 May 2010
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 7000 7000

Series: Rebirth of the Christian Spirituality in Ukraine
The commemorative coin continues the `Rebirth of the Christian Spirituality in Ukraine` series and is dedicated to one of the old pilgrimage places - Maria`s Spiritual Centre in the village of Zarvanytsia (Ternopil Oblast), whose origination is tied in with the legendary apparition of a wonderworking icon of the Mother of God. To date Zarvanytsia is one of the most respected places of penitential sojourn.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1672

On the coin obverse above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); beneath there are indicated the coin face value and mintage year 10 ГРИВЕНЬ/2010 (10 hryvnias). In the center there is depicted the wonderworking icon of Our Lady of Zarvanytsia, to the right and left whereof - the angels from the iconostasis.
On the coin reverse there is depicted the impressive architectural ensemble of the cathedral of Our Lady of Zarvanytsia with its bell tower and inscriptions: МАРІЙСЬКИЙ ДУХОВНИЙ ЦЕНТР (Maria`s Spiritual Centre), semicircular above, and с. ЗАРВАНИЦЯ/ТЕРНОПІЛЬСЬКА ОБЛ. (village of Zarvanytsia / Ternopil oblast) below.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Volodymyr Demianenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko