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165 Years of the Lviv Polytechnic National University

Putting into circulation : 28 May 2010
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 45000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The commemorative coins continue the `Higher Education Establishments of Ukraine` series and are dedicated to one of the oldest universities of technological development having glorious history, i.e. the Lviv Polytechnic National University that is a vigorous centre of science and education, a generator of ideas and inventions.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the obverse there are depicted: the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above); the allegorical sculptures that symbolize sciences and arts and are located on the university main building; the coin face value and mintage year: 2/ГРИВНI/2010 (2 / hryvnias / 2010) on the German silver coin; and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse there is depicted the main university building erected in the last third of the XIX-th century from the design by the architect Julian Zachariewicz. Over the edifice there is the bow-shaped inscription LITTERIS*ET*ARTIBUS (for sciences and arts) existing on the building itself. There are also the circular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ `ЛЬВІВСЬКА ПОЛІТЕХНІКА` (National University `Lviv Polytechnic`) and the legend 165/РОКІВ (165/years) below.
Designer: Anatolii Demianenko
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko