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175 Years Since the Establishment of Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy

Putting into circulation : 5 September 2019
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 coin celebrates Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy, one of the oldest music educational establishments in Ukraine and Europe, which has gained national and international recognition. The advent and existence of the Academy is closely related to earlier music institutions in Lviv, whose history goes back to the 19th century. The list of alumni includes some of the most renowned musicians, such as Solomiya Krushelnytska, Denys Sichynskyi, Oleksandr Mishuga, Vasyl Barvinsky, Myroslav Skoryk and many others.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

Obverse: there is the following conventionalized composition: against the background of a music sheet there is a musical instrument – a lyre, above are Ukraine’s small coat of arms and the legends УКРАЇНА/2/ГРИВНІ (UKRAINE/2/HRYVNIAS); at the bottom is the mint mark of the NBU’s Banknote Printing and Minting Works and the coin issue year - 2019.
Reverse of the coin features the image of the building of the Academy; above is a portrait of Mykola Lysenko, a composer and a pedagogue; there are the legends ЛЬВІВСЬКА НАЦІОНАЛЬНА МУЗИЧНА АКАДЕМІЯ ІМЕНІ М. В. ЛИСЕНКА (Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy) (above, semicircular) and 175/РОКІВ (175/YEARS) (below).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko