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350-th Anniversary of the Battle of Konotop


Putting into circulation : 19 June 2009
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 8000 8000

Series: Heroes of Cossack Age
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 350th anniversary of victory of the army under the command of Ivan Vyhovskyi, a Hetman of Ukraine, in the battle of Konotop in June of 1659.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 938

On the obverse against the background of the wing (an allegory of the victory) the images of Hetman`s Insignia, Cossack arms and a bandura are depicted, above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); below - the coin denomination and issue year 10/ГРИВЕНЬ/2009 (10 hryvnias).
On the reverse in the centre there is the equestrian figure of Ivan Vyhovskyi with the sabre in hand; behind the figure, as the background, there are depicted the Cossack host in a fighting formation (at his left), conventionalized contour image of Konotop fortifications (to the right) and thrown down banners (on the right below); above there is the semicircular inscription: ПЕРЕМОГА В КОНОТОПСЬКІЙ БИТВІ (Victory in Konotop battle) and lower in two lines 350 РОКІВ (350 years).
Designer:  avers: Mykola Kochubei  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk
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