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200 Years to Kharkiv National University named after V.N.Karazin

Putting into circulation : 5 October 2004
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
5 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 7000 7000

Series: Higher educational establishments of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to Kharkiv National University, one of the leading centres of education and science. The university was founded in 1804 on the initiative of an outstanding enlightener V.N.Karazin and for about 200 years it has embodied man`s striving for knowledge and winning of scientific summits.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 811

On the coins obverse there is the symbolic depiction of the Solar system as a part of the Universe, which contains `the planet of knowledge`, above it and to the right, there is a semicircular inscription: РОЗУМ o ЗНАННЯ o МАЙБУТНЄ (intellect o knowledge o futurity); above and to the left - the small National Emblem of Ukraine and inscriptions:
On the coins reverse on the upper part of the coin field, there is depicted the present-day University building, at the coin lower part as in a mirror reflection - the original building of the university and the circular inscription : ХАРКІВСЬКИЙ НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ УНІВЕРСИТЕТ ІМ. В.Н.КАРАЗІНА o 200 РОКІВ (V.N.Karazin Kharkiv National University/200 Years)
Designer: Oksana Teriokhina , Natalia Domovytskykh
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk