Coin "St. Andrew’s Church"

Андреевская церковь

Name St. Andrew’s Church
Presented by National Bank of Ukraine
Nominal value 10 hryvnias
Metal Silver 925°
Thickness 6
Mintage 8000
Production quality Proof
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the three-line legend: “НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ” (National Bank of Ukraine) thereunder; lower there is a fragment of Baroque embossment on which an emphasis was put in decoration of the interior of the church; beneath there are the coin face value and issue year: “10/ ГРИВЕНЬ/ 2011” (10 hryvnias). Reverse: there are the St. Andrew`s Church image and legends: “КИЇВ” (Kyiv) against the background of the church, “АНДРІЇВСЬКА ЦЕРКВА” (St. Andrew`s Church) to the left, semicircular, and “XVIII ст.” (18th century) to the right, vertical.
A brief annotation The commemorative coins are dedicated to an architectural pearl of Kyiv built in the middle of the 18th century in the style of Baroque to a design by prominent architect F.B. Rastrelli, i.e. to the St. Andrew’s Church. The church’s sophisticated outlines, clear-cut proportions, splendid harmony of forms and surrounding landscape won it general recognition and fame.
Designer Designer: Borys Hrudenko
Producer Banknote Printing and Minting Works of the National Bank of Ukraine

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