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Millennium of Mintage in Kyiv


Putting into circulation : 5 November 2008
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 proof sectoral corrugation 5000 5000

Series: Ukrainian Heritage
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the first mintage of Kyiv Rus coins, i.e. zlatnyky and sriblianyky, at the end of 10th- early 11th centuries during the rule of the Kyiv Prince Volodymyr the Great.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1705

On the obverse there are: the Small National Emblem of Ukraine and the semicircular legend НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine) (above), composition of the coins: zlatnyk (local gilding, gold weight in fineness – 0.0004 g) and sriblianyky (on the right), a part of the ancient Kyiv reconstruction model (on the left), under which indication of the metal and its fineness – Ag 925, weight in fineness – 62.2, the coin face value – 20/ГРИВЕНЬ (20/hryvnias), the coin issue year - 2008 and the logotype of the National Bank of Ukraine Mint.
On the reverse there is depicted a scene of mintage and the inscription ТИСЯЧОЛІТТЯ/МОНЕТНОГО КАРБУВАННЯ/У КИЄВІ (Millennium/ of coin mintage / in Kyiv).
Designer: Borys Hrudenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko
Engraver: Volodymyr Demianenko
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