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Sophiyivka


Putting into circulation : 16 September 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 german silver 14.35 33,0 proof-like corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Other coins
The coin is dedicated to 200th anniversary of Sophiyivka, the Uman dendrological park-reserve of the of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 6.5

On the coin obverse there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with guilder-rose sprays. Above the State Emblem there is the year of issue - 1996. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА - above and two line inscription 2 ГРИВНІ - underneath
On the coin reverse at the field`s left part there is a fragment of the so-called Levkadia rock- huge granite cliff at the top of which Belveder observation platform is located. When looking at Levkadia rock from the side, its edge reminds on a male profile, which according to the legend is that of the Count Felix Pototskiy, the founder of the park.
Designer:  avers: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko  revers: Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk , Volodymyr Taran
Engraver:  avers: Stefan Novotny  revers: Dragomyr Zobek
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