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350 Years of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Putting into circulation : 20 January 2011
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 7000 7000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The commemorative coin continues the `Higher Education Establishments of Ukraine` series and are dedicated to one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe, a strong centre of science and education - the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv founded in 1661. With the University connected are activities of many famous scientists and schools of science which have made a considerable contribution to the development of Ukrainian and world science and culture.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 491

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); in the centre, against the background of the conventionalized document on foundation of the University, there is the allegorical group of statuary symbolizing the education; the face value (below, bow-shaped) and mintage year (to the right): on the silver coin - П`ЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ, 2011 (five hryvnias) together with the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse there is depicted the main university building erected in the second half of the XIX-th century. Over the edifice there is the Coat of Arms of the University and the semicircular inscription: ЛЬВІВСЬКИЙ НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ / ІМ. ІВАНА ФРАНКА (Lviv National University / named after Ivan Franko); below - 350 РОКІВ (350 years).
Designer: Volodymyr Atamanchuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk