Sunday, September 20, 2015

Ukraine 2 Hryvni 2015 Andrei Sheptytskyi

Ukraine 2 Hryvni 2015 Andrei Sheptytskyi

Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine

        Nominal Valuce  
  Mintage         Year
         2 Hryvni
     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

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