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Zhovkva Synagogue
Синагога в Жовкве
Presented by
National Bank of Ukraine
Nominal value
10 hryvnias
31,1 g
38,6 mm
31,1 g
7 000 pcs.
Production quality
Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Banknote Printing and Minting Works of the National Bank of Ukraine
Description of obverse and reverse
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 is the legend: «ДЕСЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ» (ten hryvnias). 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).
A brief annotation
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.
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