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Centennial of Modern Olympic Games


Putting into circulation : 10 July 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
200000 german silver 14.35 33,0 proof-like corrugated 100000 100000

Series: Sport
Jubilee coin is dedicated to Centennial of Modern Olympic Games.
On the coin obverse there is the in the middle the Small State Emblem of Ukraine. To its both sides, there are conventionalized depictions of the stands and leaves of laurels. Above, there is УКРАЇНА inscription, underneath - 1996, the year of issue. Underneath, around the coins circumference there is an inscription: 200000 КАРБОВАНЦІВ
On the coin reverse there is a fragment of ancient column with Olympic flame over its capital. Above the flame there is an inscription 1896-1996 - dates of the І and XXVI Modern Olympic Games, as well as the emblem of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. Above, to the column left, there is a four line inscription 100-РІЧЧЯ ОЛІМПІЙСЬКИХ ІГОР СУЧАСНОСТІ, underneath - conventionalized leaves of laurels. Coin ground is made up of lines, symbolizing stadium tracks.
Designer: Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Volodymyr Taran
Engraver: Robert Cotowicz
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