Macedonia S2

  • Currency: Denar
  • Denomination: 50
  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Polymer rank: 0
  • Size: 129 x 63 mm
  • Printer: DLR
  • Substrate: Safeguard™
  • Quantity: On issue
  • Type: Circulating (on issue)

Macedonia, 50 denari, issued in 2018. Front: A coin that was minted in the age of Justin II in the centre. Justin II succeeded to the Byzantine throne after the death of Justinian I in 565. The coin is framed in a decorative arch, which is taken from the church of St. Panteleimon. At the top left, there is a presentation of Archangel Gabriel. Clear window portraying coin at right. Back: Archangel Gabriel in the centre, a detail taken from the altar fresco Mother of God with Child on the throne, from the church of St. George (1911). The wall-painting in the church of St. George is a masterpiece of the Byzantine art of the Comneni in Macedonia.