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Severyn Nalyvayko


Putting into circulation : 26 January 1998
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof corrugated 5000 5000

Series: Heroes of Cossack Age
The commemorative coin of 20 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to the memory of Severyn Nalyvayko (? - 1597), leader of Cossack-peasant uprising of 1594-1596 in Ukraine against Polish domination
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1023

On the coin obverse in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, there is the composition symbolizing the national idea of Unification of Ukraine: the emblematic figures of the Holy Michael Archistrategos, the patron of Kiev and crowned lion of Galitch and Volhyn principalities hold the Small State Emblem of Ukraine-Trident on the shield. Over the composition, there is the year of coin issue -1997. Above, around the coin external circumference there is an inscription: УКРАЇНА and - underneath in two line - 20 ГРИВЕНЬ, coin`s face value
On the coin reverse at the center there is a depiction of Severyn Nalyvayko on a horse with a sword at his right hand and a torch at his left. Underneath and at the right, there are figures of armed insurgent people. At the left mat segment there is an inscription СЕВЕРИН НАЛИВАЙКО (Severyn Nalyvayko) between the external edge and the beads semicircle. At the right mat segment there is a two line inscription 1594-1596 - years of uprising under Severyn Nalyvayko`s leadership
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver:  avers: Andjey Novakowsky  revers: Roman Chaikovskyi
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