Saints of Orthodox - St. Seraphim of Sarov

Belarus 2008 - 10 Roubles - Saints of Orthodox - St. Seraphim of Sarov - 16,81g LIMITED Silver Coin

30.000 of these coins were issued by Mint of Poland!
This brilliant uncirculated silver coin comes with four zircons and is dedicated to orthodox saints.
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Country Belarus
Year 2008
Face Value currency Roubles
Face Value number 10
Metal Silver - with Stone
Fineness 925/1000
Weight 16,81g
Diameter 32 mm
Mintage 30000
Quality Brilliant Uncriculated
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case no
Price $80.73
Coin Story

Having taken monastic vows, Seraphim, born Prokhor Moshnin, became a Russian ascetic who lived in the 17th c. in the monastery in Sarov. He is considered a miracle-worker and a prophet. He came from a merchant family. Seraphim is the author of numerous prophetic notes made public by Nilus after 70 years of oblivion. According to him, the acquisition of the Holy Spirit is the main aim of the Christian life. St. Seraphim is commemorated on January 2 and on the day commemorating the opening of the relics of the saint – July 19.

Reverse Design

In the central part of the coin there is an image of Saint Seraphim of Sarov surrounded by 4 red and green zircon crystals. Above the relief, on a circle, there is the name of the saint in Belarusian – “Преподобный Серафим Саровский”.

Obverse Design

In the central part of the coin, in the background of an ornament, there is an image of an Orthodox church. On the edge of the coin there is a semicircular inscription “РЭСПУБЛІКА БЕЛАРУСЬ” (the Republic of Belarus), separated by the emblem of Belarus. Below the name of the series in Belarusian “ПРАВОСЛАВНЫЕ СВЯТЫЕ”. On the left, there is the face value of the coin “10 РУБЛЁЎ” (10 roubles), on the right – the year of issue, silver alloy (Ag 925) and a mint mark – MW.

Packaging

The Saints of Orthodox - St. Seraphim of Sarov silver coin comes encapsuled, with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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