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1075 Years since the Rule of Princess Olha Began

Putting into circulation : 14 May 2020
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 rule of Princess Olha (945–964), who initiated a new stage in the development of the Old Rus state. Once she ascended to the Kyiv throne, Princess Olha started to conduct successful domestic and foreign policies, strengthening the trade and political ties of Kyiv Rus, and contributing to a rise in the state’s international prestige. She continued to maintain friendly relations with Byzantium, and was baptized in the empire’s main cathedral – Hagia Sophia.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 3384

Obverse: above is Ukraine’s small coat of arms, below which is the legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine); to the left is the coin issue year – 2020; beneath is the coin’s face value – 20/ ГРИВЕНЬ (20/hryvnias); in the center, against the backdrop of a decorative Kyiv Rus ornament, is a conventionalized gilt fragment of a chronicle miniature (local gilding, fine gold no less than 0.001g).
Reverse: in a circle made of a decorative Kyiv Rus ornament is an image of Princess Olha. There are also the following legends: КНЯГИНЯ/ ОЛЬГА (Princess/ Olha) (above) and 1075 (to the left), below which is РОКІВ З ЧАСУ (years since) (semicircular), and ПРАВЛІННЯ (rule) (semicircular, to the right).
Designer: Nataliia Fandikova
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko , Anatolii Demianenko