DESTROYING THE SANCTUARY

 

DESTROYING THE SANCTUARY

COMMEMORATIVE SILVER MEDAL

The destruction of Armenian sanctuaries and temples was an important part of the Turks’ plan of annihilating the Armenian nation. They sought to erase all the traces of Armenians in Western Armenia, as a result of which hundreds of monasteries were leveled to the ground, thousands of manuscripts were burned.

֏ 70.000

METAL

Silver  925°

BOX

Beechwood

DIAMETER

47 mm

WEIGHT:

33 gr. (±1%)

COVER OF BOX

MINTAGE

Leather

1915 copies