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Golden Koran "from Russia show in Libya

August 22 2008
05:20

Golden copy "of Osman's Koran" (VIII century) from Russia will be shown at an exhibition of rare manuscripts of the Koran, to be held in September in Libya.

The exhibition in Tripoli will be presented to the rare manuscripts from various countries, and for the demonstration pages of the "Golden Koran," the Libyan side intends to allocate a separate pavilion.

Golden Koran "- a copy is stored in the St. Petersburg manuscript of the Quran of Osman VIII century, it represents 162 plates of gold 999, which minted text. For manufacturing the copy Moscow Mint took 1,5 years, RIA Novosti news agency.

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