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First Participation in the Summer Olympic Games


Putting into circulation : 10 July 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2000000 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Sport
Jubilee coins dedicated to first participation in the summer 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: 2000000 КАРБОВАНЦІВ. Both sides from the issue date, there are designations of Аg 925 and 31,1, coin pure weight.
On the coin reverse there is the octahedron in the centre, upon which a profile of a young woman with a flower wreath is depicted - symbolic image of Ukraine, taken from the Hryhoriy Narbut banknote of 1918. Above there are figures of five ancient athletes, underneath - figures of five modern sportsmen. To the octahedron right - there is the emblem of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, to its left - two line inscription АТЛАНТА XXVI.
Designer: Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Volodymyr Taran
Engraver: Robert Cotowicz
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