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400 Years of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy


Putting into circulation : 15 September 2015
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 35000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to one of the oldest universities of Ukraine established in 1615 as Kyiv Brotherhood School. The role of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine`s history cannot be overestimated. It had an enormous influence on the development of education, science, culture, and public awareness, raised the nation`s general intelligence etc. During its century-old history, the academy and its alumni have played a formative role at many stages of historical development of Ukraine.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above, there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine, to the right of which there is the legend Україна (Ukraine) and the coin`s year of issue - 2015; in the center, against a smooth background, there is the coat of arms of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy framed with a ribbon with the university`s motto in Latin: TEMPUS FUGIT, ACADEMIA SEMPITERNA (time is running, academy is eternal); below the coat of arms is the coins face value: ДВІ ГРИВНІ (2 hryvnias). To the left, there is the logotype of the NBU Mint above the ribbon.
Reverse: against the background of the old academic (Ivan Mazepa`s) building there is a fragment of an engraving that depicts three students holding scrolls, and the following legends: КИЄВО-МОГИЛЯНСЬКА АКАДЕМІЯ (Kyiv Mohyla Academy) (above, in a semicircle), 400 РОКІВ (400 years) (above the building), and НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ/УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (national/university) (above, against the background of stylized Baroque ornament).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko
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