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Medzhybizh Castle


Putting into circulation : 27 November 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
10 silver (Ag 925) 31.1 38,6 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 3000 3000

Series: Architectural monuments of Ukraine
This coin celebrates Medzhybizh Castle. Located in a picturesque part of Khmelnytskyi Oblast on a promontory that lies on the confluence of the Southern Bug and the Buzhok rivers, the castle is one of the oldest fortifications in Ukraine. The castle, which has changed owners and form over the centuries, is one of Ukraine’s most prominent landmarks. This coin is covered with patina.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1783

Obverse: above is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), below which is Ukraine’s small coat of arms; on both sides of the coat of arms are the numbers 20 and 18; in the center is the following composition: a shield depicting a tower, on both sides of which is a stylized map of the area with the legends р. Бог (the Boh River) (to the left) and р. Божок (the Bozhok River) (to the right) – the ancient names of the rivers; below the composition is a ribbon with the legend УКРАЇНСЬКИЙ ЩИТ ЄВРОПИ (the Ukrainian shield of Europe); beneath, against the background of merlons, is the coin face value 10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/hryvnias).
Reverse: there is depicted a bird’s-eye view of the mighty Medzhybizh Castle; above is the following legend: МЕДЖИБІЗЬКА ФОРТЕЦЯ ХІІ–ХVІ СТ (Medzhybizh Castle the 12th – the 16th centuries).
Designer: Mykola Kochubei
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Demianenko
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