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CHAPEL IVERSKAYA Moscow 1$ Niue Island 2012 Silver Coin


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CHAPEL Iverskaya Moscow 1$ Niue Island 2012

 

 

Technical Specifications:

Year Emission                                                         1$ Niue Islands 2012.
Mintage                                                                  up to 7.000 pcs.
Silver/Weight                                                          Ag 925.(26,15gram)
Diameter                                                                35,0 x 45,0mm.

                             "Proof with pad printing coin"

Theme Background:The first coin new series CHAPEL-The Iverskaya Chapel at the Resurrection Gate was one of the most honoured of Moscow's holy places. For the protection of the icon from the wind and rain a small wooden shed has been made and later, in 1680, a chapel was built. A wooden chapel was rebuilt in 1746, and became the final form in 1791 when it was rebuilt in stone by architect Matvey Kazakov. In 1929 the chapel was closed and demolished in one night - from 28 to 29 July 1929. In November 1994, Patriarch Alexy II blessed the chapel, 1995 the chapel was opened again.
Obverse:
Standard image of effigy of Elizabeth II, inscriptions: "Elizabeth II", "Niue", "1 dollar", "2012".

Reverse:
 
Coloured image of Iverskaya chapel, on the background engraved image of Resurrection (Voskresenskyie) Gate on the Red Square in Moscow, inscriptions: "IVERSKAYA CHAPEL" and "MOSCOW"..SERIES CHAPEL Iverskaya Moscow -The coin is included in our original  certificate. Mintage of  7,000 pieces. 


  CHAPEL IVERSKAYA MOSCOW 1$ NiUE ISLANDS 2012

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