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Hrygoriy Skovoroda


Putting into circulation : 21 June 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
1000000 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Hryhoriy Skovoroda, a great Ukrainian philosopher and scientist of the 18th century. (1722-1794)
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 1 МІЛЬЙОН КАРБОВАНЦІВ - underneath in three lines. Left and right from figure 1 there are designations of Аg 925 and 15,55, coin`s pure weight.
On the coin reverse there is a portrait of the outstanding Ukrainian philosopher and educator of the 18th century Hrygoriy Skovoroda. The imprint of Skovoroda`s personal seal is to the portrait`s left. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions ГРИГОРІЙ СКОВОРОДА - to the left and 1722-1794 - years of Skovoroda`s birth and death - to the right.
Designer:  avers: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko  revers: Tetiana Prokhorova
Engraver:  avers: Oleksandr Khazov  revers: Viacheslav Kharlamov
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