The Mother of God of Seven Arrows
Resource Trade, Russia
5 dollars (Cook Islands)
Proof, color image, gold-plated
BH Mayer Mint (Germany)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: in the center - the portrait of the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth II, at the top – the inscriptions: – “COOK ISLANDS” and the face value “5 DOLLARS”, at the bottom – the inscription “ELIZABETH II”.
Reverse: in the center - the image of an adorable icon of “The Mother of God of Seven Arrows” - the oldest and the most beloved by Orthodox people.
A brief annotation
Many icons of The Mother of God of Seven Arrows everywhere pour out flows of healing and signs. Through their icons The Mother of God displays her proximity to our world - for us she is a helper, a healer and the one who heals our spiritual and physical injuries. The image of the Mother of God always has been and now is the most beloved by Orthodoxy.