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Kyiv-Pechersk Assumption Cathedral


Putting into circulation : 30 December 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 3000 3000

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
coins are dedicated to restoration of the Assumption Cathedral of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery, the outstanding historical and cultural monument of Ukraine of the 11th-18th centuries.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 24077

On the coin obverse of all the coins from this series within the frame of a baroque ornament decorated with seraphim`s heads there is a depiction of the small National Emblem of Ukraine and a four line legend: on the gold coin - УКРАЇНА, 100 ГРИВЕНЬ, 1998 (Ukraine/ 100/hryvnia/1998) and the designation of the metal- Au 900, its fineness, and 15,55, the coin weight in fineness; on the silver coin - УКРАЇНА, 10 ГРИВЕНЬ, 1998 (Ukraine/ 10/hryvnia/1998) and the designation of the metal- Ag 925, its fineness, and 31,1, the coin weight in fineness; on the German silver coin - УКРАЇНА, 5 ГРИВЕНЬ 1998 (Ukraine/ 5 /hryvnia/1998)
On the coin reverse of all the coins from this series there are depicted the Assumption Cathedral destroyed in 1941 and its ruins, as well as the inscription: УСПЕНСЬКИЙ СOБОР КИЄВО-ПЕЧЕРСЬКОЇ ЛАВРИ Х1 СТ.( the Kyiv-Pechersk Assumption Cathedral of the 11th century)
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Vitalii Kozachenko
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi
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