50 Apsars The Cathedral of St. Andrew, the "First-called" Apostle in Pitsunda


Country Abkhazia
Period Republic (1994-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 50 Apsars (50)
Currency Apsar
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 15.7 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 3.3 mm
Shape Round

Commemorative issue

Series: Historical sites of Abkhazia


In the upper central part in the mirror field has the relief image of the Emblem of the Bank of Abkhazia, under it the inscription in the Abkhaz language «Аҧсны Абанк», above the Emblem the semicircular inscriptions indicate the coin denomination of 50 apsars, on the left part along the rim – the indication of the metal according to D. I. Mendeleev Periodic System of Elements and the fineness, in the right part – the Mint trade mark. On the lower part of the coin, in the matted field and the relief small print inscription «Аҧсны Абанк» in five lines - the year of issue “2013” and the individual number of the coin are indicated.

Au 999 15,55 ММД

50 Apsars
Au 999 15,55 MMD
The Bank of Abkhazia


In the central part of the coin- the image of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, the "First-called" Apostle in Pitsunda, to the left – the picture of the cathedral carrying out cross, to the right – the picture of the Abkhazian Catholicos mitre , in the upper central part of the coin- the semicircular inscription in abkhazian «Ацқьа Андреи Аҧхьанаҧхьаҩ изку Пицундатәи аныха» (The Cathedral of St. Andrew, the "First-called" Apostle in Pitsunda). The inscription under the image of the Cathedral indicates the date of the building.


Translation: The Cathedral of St. Andrew, the "First-called" Apostle in Pitsunda

Engraver: Japua B.R.




Catalogue Number 0320050-002
Date of issue 22.03.2013

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 ММД 99 Proof-like; Moscow Mint

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