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100 Years since the Establishment of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences

Putting into circulation : 10 October 2018
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 nickel silver 16.54 35,0 special uncirculated corrugated 40000 40000

Series: Other coins
This coin celebrate the many generations of scientists who have worked at Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences. Established in November 1918 as Ukraine’s Academy of Sciences, the academy is Ukraine’s highest self-governing scientific body, as well as its largest research center. Scientists who have worked at the academy have carried out fundamental and applied research of universal importance in many areas, making a significant contribution to scientific and technological progress. The academy’s numerous past achievements and strong scientific and technological potential have made it one of the world’s leading research centers and allowed it to maintain its academic traditions in conducting research.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 51

Obverse: above, to the left, is Ukraine’s small coat of arms, below which is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); above, to the right, is the coin face value 5/ГРИВЕНЬ (5/hryvnias); in the center, against a matt background, are the following legends: ЗАКОН/ УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ/ ДЕРЖАВИ/ ПРО ЗАСНУВАННЯ/ УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ АКАДЕМІЇ НАУК/ В М. КИЄВІ/ ЗАТВЕРДЖУЮ/ ПАВЛО СКОРОПАДСЬКИЙ/ 14 ЛИСТОПАДА 1918 РОКУ М. КИЇВ (the law adopted by the/ Ukrainian /state establishing/ Ukraine’s Academy of Sciences/ in the city of Kyiv/ approved by/ Pavlo Skoropadskyi / 14 November 1918 city of Kyiv); under the legends is a facsimile of Skoropadskyi’s signature; beneath is a stamp of the Ukrainian state, on both sides of which are the following years: 1918 and 2018; there is also the mint mark of the NBU Banknote Printing and Minting Works.
Reverse: against the backdrop of the Presidium of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences is a portrait of Volodymyr Vernadskyi; above the presidium are the following legends: НАЦІОНАЛЬНА/ АКАДЕМІЯ НАУК/ УКРАЇНИ (Ukraine’s/National/Academy/of Sciences); beneath is a stylized number 100, with the years 1918 and 2018 inscribed inside the zeros of the number.
Designer:  avers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk  revers: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk