The Commemorative Coins of Abkhazia

New Afon Monastry

Silver coin of 100 apsars denomination with selective gilding "New Afon Monastry" of the series "Historical sites of Abkhazia".

  • Каталожный номер0360100-008
  • Дата выпуска24.06.2013
Номинал Качество Металл, проба Кольцо/диск Масса общая, г. Содержание чистого металла не менее, г. Диаметр, мм Толщина, мм Тираж, шт.
100 apsars proof-like Silver 925, Gold 999 168,15 155,5 60,0 6,6 999


In the upper central part in the matted field there is a relief image of the Emblem of the Bank of Abkhazia and a Christian ornament under it. In the upper part in the mirror field there is a semicircular inscription in the Abkhaz language «Аҧсны Абанк». On the left and on the right of the Emblem there are solar signs and the Mint trade mark with the indication of the metal according to D. I. Mendeleev Periodic System of Elements and the fineness. On the lower part of the coin, in the matted field the inscriptions in the Abkhaz language «Анакопиа- Афон чыц», the denomination of 100 apsars and the year of issue “2013” are indicated


The reverse: the mirror field in the shape of an equilateral cross in the diagonal corners of which there are ancient crosses images in the matted field. In the cross mirror field, in the centre in the background there are Novij Afon Monastery and the Star of Bethlehem images. In the foreground there is an image of St. Virgin Maria Icon (over-the-gate) in the centre, Simon Kanananios the Apostle image on the left and St. Panteleimon Healer on the right. Under the icon there is a uncial inscription of the monastery name and the laying of the foundation stone date. The coin elements, such as the icon, the dome and the nimbi are made in colour by pad printing and selected gold-plating.

The edge of the coin is corrugared.

The coin is made with “prooflike”quality

The artist: Dzhapua B. R.

The coin mintage 999

Struck in St.Petersburg mint of Goznak (RF)