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The House with Chimeras


Putting into circulation : 15 May 2013
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 proof smooth with in-depth legends 5000 5000

Series: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to a building designed in the early 20th century by a prominent architect, engineer, traveler and businessman Vladyslav Horodetskyi whose 150th birth anniversary it also commemorates. Unusual in artistic design and new in style, the house features sculptures in the form of mythical creatures and hunting scenes.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 954

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) and the coin issue year indication 2013 (thereunder to the right); against the background of the House with Chimeras there is a portrait with the bow-shaped inscription thereunder В.ГОРОДЕЦЬКИЙ (V.Horodetskyi); to the left there are the architect`s years of life 1863-1930; above them there is the coin face value: 10 ГРИВЕНЬ (10 hryvnias) on the silver coin together with the National Bank of Ukraine Mint mark.
Reverse: against the background of the House with Chimeras contours there is a fragment of a sculptural composition in relief embellishing the House fa?ade; to the left there is the architect`s facsimile signature (vertically); to the right there is the semicircular inscription БУДИНОК З ХИМЕРАМИ (house with chimeras).
Designer: Oleksandr Kuzmin , Maria Skoblikova
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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