Sunday, September 20, 2015

Ukraine 2 Hryvni 2015 Andrei Sheptytskyi

Ukraine 2 Hryvni 2015 Andrei Sheptytskyi

Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine

        Nominal Valuce  
Metal
    Weight 
     Diametr
  Mintage         Year
         2 Hryvni
Nickel-silver
     12.8 g
  31 mm
    30 000       2015






 The coin is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Andrei Sheptytskyi (his unreligious name being Roman-Maria-Aleksander), a prominent cleric, political and public figure, philanthropist and the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, who contributed to the national self-preservation of the Ukrainian people. Sheptytskyi`s self-sacrificing work reaching out for mutual understanding in the Christian world and building peace between the Eastern and Western Churches, his ecumenical ideas were well in advance of his time
Source http://www.bank.gov.ua