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Commemorative Medal 100 Years since the Establishment of Ukraine’s State Bank


Putting into circulation : 21 December 2017
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
missing nickel silver 0 35,0 30000 30000

Series: Souvenir products
This medal marks the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian revolution of 1917 – 1921, and the establishment of Ukraine’s first central bank. One of the first pieces of legislation issued by the Central Council of the Ukrainian People’s Republic was a law establishing Ukraine’s State Bank. The bank played an important role in Ukrainians’ struggle for independence at that time, and provided them with valuable banking experience.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 30

Obverse: above is Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); against the smooth background of an octagonal cartouche are stylized female figures symbolizing trade, wealth, well-being, power and generosity; the figures hold an open scroll depicting the emblem of the National Bank of Ukraine. Beneath is the medal’s issue year – 2017.
Reverse: there is the bank’s historical two-storey building, above which is a cartouche made from a floral ornament with a trident inside it; under the building is the legend: 100/ РОКІВ (100/years). There are also the following semicircular legends: ЗАСНУВАННЯ УКРАЇНСЬКОГО ДЕРЖАВНОГО БАНКУ (the establishments of Ukraine’s State Bank) (semicircular above), УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ НАРОДНОЇ РЕСПУБЛІКИ (of the Ukrainian People’s Republic) (semicircular below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Roman Chaikovskyi , Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko
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