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Mykhaylo Hrushevsky


Putting into circulation : 9 August 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 75000 75000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 130th anniversary of Myhaylo Hrushevsky (1866-1934), an outstanding Ukrainian scientist, historian, academician, public and political figure, first president of the Ukrainian People`s Republic in 1917-1918.
On the coin obverse there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with guelder-rose sprays. Above the State Emblem there is the year of issue -1996. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА - above, and a two line inscription 200000 КАРБОВАНЦІВ.
On the coin reverse in the centre there is a portrait of M.Hrushevsky, left on the background - the Central Rada House (now the Teacher Club), where the first president of the Ukrainian People`s Republic worked in 1917-1918. Around the coins circumference there are inscriptions: МИХАЙЛО - to the left, ГРУШЕВСЬКИЙ - to the right, and 1866-1934 - years of Hrushevsky`s birth and death.
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Stefan Novotny
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