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Zhovkva Synagogue


Putting into circulation : 22 November 2012
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: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to a monument of the Judaic sacral architecture and the defensive works, i.e. the Zhovkva Synagogue built in 1692 in the style of Renaissance. It is one of the largest Renaissance defensive structures in Europe.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 907

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the coin centre, within the circle, there is depicted a fragment of the synagogue building facade, to the right and left whereof conventionalized ornamental patterns are; the coin issue year indication 2012 is to the right; below there are the legends: ДЕСЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (ten hryvnias) on the silver coin; the logo of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint is to the left of the coin centre.
Reverse: against the background of the conventionalized decorative building plan there is depicted the synagogue; above there is the inscription СИНАГОГА в м. ЖОВКВА (synagogue in the city of Zhovkva).
Designer: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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