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100 rubles 2001 - churches from Transnistria 100 rubles 2001 - churches from Transnistria - Noul Neamț (Chițcani)
32 mm diameter, 14.14 g, silver 92.5%, flat edge
denomination "100 RUBLEI" (Cyrillic), coat of arms of the self proclaimed republic of Transnistria (bearing hammer and sickle), inscription · PRIDNESTROVSKII RESPUBLIKANSKII BANK · (Cyrillic) meaning "[TRANS] NISTRIAN REPUBLICAN BANK", year 2001
one of the churches of the monastery, in the field year 1864, circular inscription SOBOR VOZNESENIYA GOSPODIYA KITSKANY (in Russian, with Cyrillic letters) meaning ASCENSION OF JESUS CATHEDRAL OF CHIȚCANI

The series comprises nine silver and nine gold coins issued in 2001. Another silver and one golden coin were added to the theme in 2006, both with the cathedral of Rîbnița.

About Noul Neamț Monastery from Chițcani

The monastery is dedicated to the Ascension of Jesus Christ. It is placed in the commune of Chițcani, in the raion of Slobozia, near the city of Tighina. Because the monastery is only at 4 kilometers away from Tiraspol, it was occupied by the separatist forces from Transnistria.

Noul Neamț is the place of worship and belonging of renowned monk and lecturer Savatie Baștovoi.

A picture of this church appears also on a coin of 50 lei silver from the monastery coin set issued by Republic of Moldova in year 2000. On the page of the Moldavian coin a short history of the Noul Neamț monastery can be found.


100 ruble 2001 - churches from Transnistria - Tighina (Bender)

About the cathedral of Tighina

The Transfiguration cathedral of Tighina was consecrated in 1838. Bender is the Turkish and Russian name of Tighina.

cathedral of Tighina, in the field year 1825, circular inscription PREOBRAZHENSKIY SOBOR BENDERY (in Russian, with Cyrillic letters) meaning CATHEDRAL OF THE TRANSFIGURATION BENDER
100 ruble 2001 - churches from Transnistria - Valea Adîncă

About the village of Valea Adîncă

Valea Adîncă is a village near the left bank of Nistru River, not far from Camenca (Kamenka) and Rîbnița. It is attested by documents from 1738. The church is dated in 1831.

Near Iași, in the commune of Miroslava, there is anorher village named Valea Adîncă, with a church built in 1716 and dedicated to Saint Nicholas.

chirch of Valea Adîncă, in the field XVII V. - meaning 17th century, circular inscription TSERKOV POKROVA BOZHYEY MATERI VALYA-ADINKE (in Russian, with Cyrillic letters) meaning CHURCH OF THE PROTECTION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY THEOTOKOS VALEA ADÎNCĂ
100 rubles 2001 - churches from Transnistria - Tiraspol cathedral 100 rubles 2001 - churches from Transnistria - Tiraspol cathedral
32 mm diameter, 14.14 g, silver 92.5%, flat edge
denomination "100 RUBLEI" (Cyrillic), coat of arms of the self proclaimed republic of Transnistria (bearing hammer and sickle), inscription · PRIDNESTROVSKII RESPUBLIKANSKII BANK · (Cyrillic) meaning "[TRANS] NISTRIAN REPUBLICAN BANK", year 2001
cathedral of Tiraspol, in field year 2000 - when the building was completed, circular inscription SOBOR ROJDESTVA HRISTOVA G. TIRASPOL (in Russian, with Cyrillic letters) meaning NATIVITY OF CHRIST CATHEDRAL FROM CITY OF TIRASPOL

About the Cathedral of the Nativity in Tiraspol

The Nativity Cathedral in Tiraspol is a new building, having been completed in 2000. The church was erected after the plans of P.G. Iablonsky, architect from Tiraspol, who used as models old Russian churches. The image of the church appears also on the Transnistrian 100 roubles banknotes from 2000 and 2007.

100 ruble 2000 - specimen banknote from Transnistria (Cyrillic inscription OBRAZETS means SPECIMEN) - Nativity Cathedral from Tiraspol 100 ruble 2007 - specimen banknote from Transnistria (Cyrillic inscription OBRAZETS means SPECIMEN) - Nativity Cathedral from Tiraspol

There are coins issued by Transnistria. Knowing one might rightfully be wondering what is Transnistria about, we tried to depict on the site the issue as best as we could. Click the links below to clarify yourself.


Transnistria Then and Now | Transnistrian Coinage

For further information confront the Modern and contemporary history section inside the Brief and Comprehensive History of Romanians and Romania page.


Why Transnistrian Coins on Romanian Coins?

Because Transnistrian coins are held in their pockets and used as such by Romanian speaking Romanians on their native land.


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