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Banknotes and Coins

The National Bank of Ukraine issues banknotes and coins that have modern designs and secure protection against counterfeiting. The NBU controls banknotes during their entire lifecycle including their design, production, and circulation.

The national currency of Ukraine – hryvnia – and its one hundredth part – kopiika – was put into circulation during the monetary reform on 2-16 September 1996.

The letter code of the currency is UAH, the numerical code is 980, the shortened name is hrn, the graphical symbol is ₴.

The National Bank of Ukraine is the issuer of the currency.