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125 Years of the National Technical University ``Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute``

Putting into circulation : 30 August 2010
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The commemorative coin ``125 Years of the National Technical University ``Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute`` continues the ``Higher Education Establishments of Ukraine`` series and is dedicated to one of the oldest technical universities where the well-known schools of mechanics, physics, materials science, aviation, nuclear physics, tank building, tractor construction, turbo sets, etc. emerged and developed, i.e. to the National Technical University ``Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute``.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 508

On the obverse of the coin there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine (above), the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), a conventionalized image of the main building (to the right) against the background whereof there are depicted the symbols of science with the face value: on the silver coin - 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias); to the left there are depicted the radio telescope (the glory of the research-and-development plant of the university) and the book, being the knowledge symbol, with the coin issue year indication 2010 thereunder.
On the reverse of the coin there are depicted the university buildings with the portrait of V.L.Kyrpychov, the founder and first director of the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, against the background of one of them, and the legends: 125 років (years) below and НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ ТЕХНІЧНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ ``ХАРКІВСЬКИЙ ПОЛІТЕХНІЧНИЙ ІНСТИТУТ`` (National Technical University ``Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute``) circular.
Designer: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk