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100 Years since the Establishment of Vernadsky Tavrida National University

Putting into circulation : 28 August 2018
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2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 special uncirculated corrugated 30000 30000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
This coin celebrates a higher educational institution founded under a decree on the establishment of the Tavrida University issued by the Crimean Regional Government. After the decree was issued, the university was staffed and opened officially on 14 October 1918 in Simferopol. Throughout its operation, the university has provided education in the following areas: health care, environmental protection, resource-saving technologies, information systems and so on. In September 2016, the university was moved to Kyiv from the annexed Crimea.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: above, is Ukraine`s small coat of arms, below which is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); in the center is the university’s logotype, on both sides of which are the following years: 1918 and 2018; beneath are the coin’s face value 2/ГРИВНІ (2/hryvnias) and the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works (to the right).
Reverse: there is an image of the theater where the ceremonial opening of the university took place on 14 October 1918; against the backdrop of the theater, to the right, are a portrait of Volodymyr Vernadsky and the following legends: ТАВРІЙСЬКИЙ НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ (National Tavrida University) (semicircular, above) and ІМЕНІ В. І. ВЕРНАДСЬКОГО (Volodymyr Vernadsky) (semicircular, below); under the theater is the legend 100 РОКІВ (100 years); and to the left of the theater is the legend 14 жовтня 1918 року (14 October 1918).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk