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750th Anniversary of the City of Lviv


Putting into circulation : 26 April 2006
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 60000 60000

Series: Ancient cities of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to one of the leading economic, scientific and cultural centres of the state – the city of Lviv. The first written reference to the city was made as far back as 1256. The city had been founded by the King Danylo of Halych and named after his son Lev. Since 1272 Lviv had been the capital of the principality of Halych and Volhynia.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

On the coin obverse there is a depiction of an ornamentation element of the chapel of Boim family - a lion`s head, to the left whereof there is the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, to the right: 2006, the coin mintage year, there are also conventionalized inscriptions: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above in a semicircle), 5 ГРИВЕНЬ (5 Hryvnias) and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the coin reverse there is a panoramic view of the city of Lviv in the early 17th century as depicted on an A.Passarotti`s picture (1613), above which there is a fragment of an official Council seal of the city of Lviv and beneath there is the inscription: ЛЬВІВ/ 750 (Lviv / 750).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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