The national Bank of Ukraine issued commemorative coins dedicated to the provision of Ukraine of the Tomos of autocephaly Autocephalous Orthodox Church. The coins continue the series “Spiritual treasures of Ukraine” and will be released into circulation on Monday, March 25, the press service of the NBU.
In the series, the Mint has minted 1.5 thousand gold coins in denominations of 100 UAH, 4 thousand silver coins in denomination of 20 UAH, and also 75 thousand patyrusiu of Nickel silver coins.
On 6 January, Ukraine received the Tomos of autocephaly of the PCU, signed by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew yesterday.
The ceremony of transfer of the staff and the Tomos to Metropolitan Epiphanius has officially completed the procedure of Ukraine’s independence the Church. 9 January, all the members of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate signed a document of what is technically made up its design.
December 15, at the unity Cathedral of St. Sophia, was elected head of the local Ukrainian churches – the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (PCU). Them was a 39-year-old Metropolitan of Pereyaslav and Belotserkovsky Epiphanius. His enthronement took place on 3 February.