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Galagan Family

Putting into circulation : 29 October 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 7000 7000

Series: Famous Families of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to a well-known family of the Galagans, at first high rank Cossacks and later noblemen, whose representatives became famous as public figures and patrons of arts promoting development of the Ukrainian culture and enlightenment. The famous Pavlo Galagan College was established thanks to Hryhorii Galagan`s efforts.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1036

On the obverse above there are the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the centre there is depicted the family estate of the Galagans in Sokyryntsi; below - the coin denomination and issue year 10/ГРИВЕНЬ/2009 (10 hryvnias).
On the reverse against the background of the College building there are depicted some representatives of the Galagan family, namely Kateryna (to the left), Hryhorii (to the right) and Pavlo (his portrait is above within the locket); lower there is the family coat of arms; the coin has the following legends: the semicircular one above КАТЕРИНА 1826-1896 ПАВЛО 1853-1869 ГРИГОРІЙ 1819-1888 (Kateryna Pavlo Hryhorii); under the building - КОЛЕГІЯ/ПАВЛА ҐАЛАҐАНА (College/of Pavlo Galagan) and below - РІД ҐАЛАҐАНІВ (family of the Galagans).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Volodymyr Atamanchuk