The “Chapels” series includes the most famous and beautiful chapels in the world. The “Iverskaya chapel” coin is the first coin in the series. This chapel at the Resurrection Gate was one of the most honoured of Moscow’s holy places. The coin reverse depicts a coloured rappresentation of Iverskaya chapel, on the background engraved image of Resurrection (Voskresenskyie) Gate on the Red Square in Moscow, inscriptions: “IVERSKAYA CHAPEL” and “MOSCOW”. The coin obverse depicts a coloured design of Archangel Michael in the dome of the chapel, effigy of Elisabeth II, Inscriptions: “Niue Island”, “Elisabeth II” and “1 dollar” as well as “2012″. Iverskaya Chapel The Iverskaya Chapel at the Resurrection Gate was one of the most honoured of Moscow’s holy places. For the protection of the icon from the wind and rain a small wooden shed has been made and later, in 1680, a chapel was built. A wooden chapel was rebuilt in 1746, and became the final form in 1791 when it was rebuilt in stone by architect Matvey Kazakov. In 1929 the chapel was closed and demolished in one night from 28 to 29 July 1929. In November 1994, Patriarch Alexy II blessed the chapel, 1995 the chapel was opened again. The item “IVERSKAYA CHAPEL Moscow Orthodox Church Silver Coin 1$ Niue Island 2012″ is in sale since Monday, December 03, 2012. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2012
- Composition: Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Niue