The Ukraine is not often viewed as a hub of gold and silver precious metal coin production, but the Archangel Michael collection of official bullion coins might just change your mind. Honoring the archangel St. Michael, the defender of Heaven, these coins have been in production since 2011. Today, the 2016 1/10 oz Ukrainian Gold Archangel Michael Coin is available from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in an individual plastic capsule.
- 5th year of availability for the 1/10 oz Gold Archangel.
- Contains 1/10 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 2 UAH (hryvnia) by the National Bank of Ukraine.
- Obverse side includes the image of the Archangel Michael.
- Reverse features the coat of arms for Ukraine.
In the Western world he is known predominantly as Michael, but other cultures around the world know him by many different names; from Saint Michael to Taxiarch Archangel Michael. He is widely known as a healer and leader of the army of God.
On the obverse of the 2016 1/10 oz Ukrainian Gold Archangel Michael Coin youll find the image of Saint Michael. Known as the leader of the army of God, it is his duty to lead the forces of good in epic battles against evil to protect the children of God. For the Ukrainian people, Michael is viewed as the honored protector of the capital city and estate of Ukraine.
The reverse of these coins includes an image of the coat of arms for the nation of Ukraine. Located in Eastern Europe on the very border between Europe and Russia, Ukraine has long been in the sphere of influence for the Russians. These coins are issued by the National Bank of Ukraine, which engraves its name on the reverse in Ukrainian. All engravings on the obverse and reverse are in the native Ukrainian tongue.
Each 2016 1/10 oz Ukrainian Gold Archangel Michael Coin in this listing is in BU condition. Coins in this condition have no signs of wear and tear, though it is possible that breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the production process are present on the surfaces of the coin.
The Silver Archangel Michael coin was introduced by the National Bank of Ukraine in 2011, along with the Gold Archangel Michael coin, as an annual release coin. These coins, like many other national sovereign bullion coin programs, are released each year without change to the obverse or reverse designs in use.
The National Bank of Ukraine was established in 1992 following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, but its headquarters long served as a central bank for the nation even within the Soviet Union dating back to 1934.
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