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100 Years since the Establishment of Ivan Ohienko Kamianets-Podilsk National University

Putting into circulation : 20 June 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The university was founded on 17 August 1918 by decree of Ukrainian Hetman Pavlo Skoropadskyi. The first rector of the university was Ivan Ohienko, a renowned linguist and professor who made a considerable effort to build the Ukrainian state. The university has trained thousands of teachers for pre-school facilities, primary and secondary schools, technical and vocational schools, colleges, institutes, universities, and branches of the national economy.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: to the left is Ukraine’s small coat of arms, above which is the coin’s issue year – 2018; under the coat of arms is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); in the center is the following conventionalized composition: the logo of the university, above which are books that symbolize knowledge; beneath is the coin’s face value 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias); to the right is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: there is an image of the university building, above which, against the backdrop of a conventionalized fortress, is a portrait of Ivan Ohienko; there are the following legends: ІВАН ОГІЄНКО – ПЕРШИЙ РЕКТОР УНІВЕРСИТЕТУ (Ivan Ohienko – first rector of the university) (around the portrait), КАМ’ЯНЕЦЬ-ПОДІЛЬСЬКИЙ (Kamianets-Podilsk) (semicircular, above), and НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ/ ІМЕНІ ІВАНА ОГІЄНКА/ 100/ РОКІВ (Ivan Ohienko/National University/ 100/years) (below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Anatolii Demianenko