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100 Years since the Establishment of the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater

Putting into circulation : 23 January 2020
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 proof smooth with in-depth legends 2500 2500

Series: Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine
This coin celebrate the centenary of the establishment of the legendary Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater. Most of the classic Ukrainian playwrights of the 19th and the 20th centuries had their works first performed on the stage of this theater. The theater, which opened in 1920 in Vinnytsia, has nurtured a special community of artists who are united by creative ideals and common goals. The theater’s best performances celebrate its actors’ artistic skills. The theater’s remarkable achievements include bright, lively and unique characters created by talented actors, and directors’ original productions.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1692

Obverse (silver coin): there is Ukraine`s small coat of arms, above which is the semicircular legend УКРАЇНА (Ukraine), below the coat of arms are the coins’ issue year – 2020 and the face value 10 ?; against a smooth background, to the left, is a portrait of Hnat Yura, to the right of which is the vertical legend ГНАТ ЮРА (Hnat Yura); to the right is a portrait of Amvrosii Buchma, to the left of which is the vertical legend АМВРОСІЙ/БУЧМА (Amvrosii/Buchma). Yura and Buchma were among the theater’s founders. Beneath is the legend 1920, the year when the theater was founded.
Reverse: there is a stylized composition that resembles the logotype of the theater: in a square frame, against a smooth background, is a relief image of the theater; against a matt background are the following legends: 100/РОКІВ (100/years) (under the building); НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ (national) (vertical, to the left); АКАДЕМІЧНИЙ (academic) (above); ДРАМАТИЧНИЙ (drama) (vertical, to the right); ТЕАТР/ІМЕНІ ІВАНА/ФРАНКА (Ivan/Franko/theater) (beneath).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk , Sviatoslav Ivanenko