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90th Anniversary of Establishment of the West Ukrainian People’s Republic


Putting into circulation : 3 November 2008
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 35000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the Ukrainian state established on the Western Ukraine lands after disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire comprising a considerable part of the Ukrainian lands – Halychyna (Eastern Galicia), Bukovina and Transcarpathia (Carpathian Ruthenia). On November 9, 1918, its government was formed – the State Secretariat of WUPR. The Law of November 13, 1918, secured the supremacy and sovereignty of the people.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse against the background of the flag there are: the semicircular inscription - НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) above, under which - the Small National Emblem of Ukraine, the coin face value – 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias); to the left – the lion (from the WUPR coat of arms); beneath, between the ornamentation patterns, the coin issue year - 2008 and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint (on the right).
On the coin reverse there is depicted a group of the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen under the flag and the arc-forming legend 90 РОКІВ УТВОРЕННЯ (90 years of establishment of) and ЗУНР (WUPR).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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