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1,000 Years since the Rule of Kyiv Prince Yaroslav the Wise Began


Putting into circulation : 6 August 2019
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
20 silver (Ag 925) 62.2 50,0 special uncirculated smooth with in-depth legends 2500 2500

Series: Ukraine
This coin celebrates the beginning of the reign of the great Kyiv prince, Volodymyr the Wise (1019–1054). Under the rule of Yaroslav the Wise, Kyiv Rus reached the peak of its power. He strengthened and extended the country’s borders, consolidated its international position, and under him Kyiv Rus culture attained the highest point of its development.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 3250

Obverse: above, to the left, is Ukraine`s small coat of arms, below which is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); to the right is the coin’s face value 20/ГРИВЕНЬ (20/hryvnias); against the backdrop of the outlines of the domes of St. Sofia’s Cathedral is an image of a reconstruction of the 11th century cathedral, below which is a stylized roll of Ruska Pravda (the legal code of Kyiv Rus); on both sides of the roll are gilt* images of Yaroslav the Wise’s heraldic sign (to the left) and stamp (to the right); beneath, to the left, is the coin issue year 2019.
Reverse: there is a stylized fragment of a chronicle with a miniature; there are also the following legends: ЯРОСЛАВ МУДРИЙ НА ПРЕСТОЛІ (Yaroslav the Wise on the throne) (above) and 1019 (below).
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko
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