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20 Years of Independence of Ukraine


Putting into circulation : 19 August 2011
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
50 silver (Ag 999) 500 85,0 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 1000 1000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Ukraine`s independence. On August 24, 1991, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved the Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine that opened a new era in the development of Ukraine as a sovereign state.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 10587

On the obverse of the coin there are: the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine in the centre and the cruciform image of rushnyks (Ukrainian embroidered decorative towels); between the rushnyks there are portraits of the most outstanding personalities of different epochs of our history together with the legends: ЯРОСЛАВ МУДРИЙ, ТАРАС ШЕВЧЕНКО, МИХАЙЛО ГРУШЕВСЬКИЙ, БОГДАН ХМЕЛЬНИЦЬКИЙ; below against the background of a rushnyk there is indicated the coin minting year 2011 and the semicircular inscriptions: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above) and coin denomination (below): П`ЯТДЕСЯТ ГРИВЕНЬ (fifty hryvnias).
On the reverse of the coin of 50 hryvnia denominations there is a conventionalized wreath formed by viburnum fruits and leaves; in the centre thereof the legend: 20 РОКІВ / НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ / УКРАЇНИ (20 years / of independence / of Ukraine); there are four ornamental rhombuses with the images of an airplane, combine harvester, ship and mine between them, which symbolize different branches of the economy; under the circle there is the inscription: 24 СЕРПНЯ / 1991 Р. (24 August / 1991 year).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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