Monday, October 13, 2014

Bulgaria 10 levs 2014 - Troyan Monastery

New silver collectors issue:

'Bulgarian Churches and Monasteries: Troyan Monastery'

The Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God or, as it is more commonly called, the Troyan Monastery is the third largest monastery in Bulgaria. It is located in the northern part of the country in the Balkan mountains and was founded no later than the end of the 16th century.

A nice photograph of the monastery:

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)
(data taken from Wikipedia)

Composition: Ag 925/1000
Weight: 23.33 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Edge: plain
Artist: Stefan Ivanov
Mintage: 3,000

LINK: Bulgarian National Bank

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