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Mykhaylo Hrushevsky

Putting into circulation : 9 August 1996
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight of pure precious metals, gramme Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
1000000 silver (Ag 925) 15.55 33,0 proof corrugated 10000 10000

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Ukraine
The coin is dedicated to 130th anniversary of Mykhaylo Hrushevsky (1866-1934), an outstanding Ukrainian scientist, historian, academician, public and political figure, first president of the Ukrainian People`s Republic in 1917-1918.
On the coin obverse there is the small State Emblem of Ukraine in the middle of the beads circumference decoration, framed with guelder-rose sprays. Above the State Emblem there is the year of issue -1996. Around the coin circumference there are inscriptions: УКРАЇНА - above, and three line inscription 1 МІЛЬЙОН КАРБОВАНЦІВ - underneath. On the silver coin beneath the guelder-rose sprays there are designations of Аg 925 and 15,55, coin`s pure weight.
On the coin reverse in the centre there is a portrait of M.Hrushevsky, left on the background - the Central Rada House (now the Teacher Club), where the first president of the Ukrainian People`s Republic worked in 1917-1918. Around the coins circumference there are inscriptions: МИХАЙЛО - to the left, ГРУШЕВСЬКИЙ - to the right, and 1866-1934 - years of Hrushevsky`s birth and death.
Designer: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko
Engraver: Stefan Novotny