National Bank of Ukraine issues commemorative coin in honor of Armenian monastery

PanARMENIAN.Net - National Bank of Ukraine issued a commemorative silver coin dedicated to the Surb Khach (Holy Cross) monastery, press service of the Central Bank of Armenia reports.



In connection with the 650th anniversary of the Armenian monastery, founded in XIV century in the Crimea, the National Bank of Ukraine issued a silver coin in the fringes of "Monuments of Ukraine's architecture".



On the obverse of the coins khachkar (encrusted cross-stone) is minted. On the reverse of the coin the structure of the monastery is depicted: "Old Crimea Armenian monastery" (XIV century) - on the left and the Surb Khach monastery - on the right.



The medieval Armenian monastery of Surb Khach (1358), located on the Crimean peninsula, is a monument of state importance, it has been the center of spiritual gravity of Armenians and a place of pilgrimage for centuries. Many leaders of the Armenian culture lived and worked here at various times.
 Top stories
“The European Union expects that this substantial assistance will lead to bold reforms over the next years,” Hristea said.
Over the 9 months of 2014, Ameribank's assets amounted to AMD 334 billion, taking it to the top of Armenia's banking system.
Sergo Karapetyan stated that exports of Armenian fruits (except fort apricots) and vegetables to Russia this year have doubled.
Among CIS countries, Azerbaijan was placed 60th, Russia 91st, Moldova 75th, Ukraine 88th, Kyrgyzstan 101st place.
Partner news