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Tarnovskyi Family

Putting into circulation : 29 November 2010
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 10000 10000

Series: Famous Families of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to one of the prominent Cossack Starshyna (officership) families which became renowned for its art patronage and charity and from which famous Cossack Hetmanate figures descended: sotnyks (commanders of hundred men) and polkovnyks (colonels). A member of the family was Vasyl Tarnovskyi whose unique collection made it possible to establish the Ukrainian Antiquity Museum in the City of Chernihiv.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1038

Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine and semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); beneath there is the coin issue year - 2010 and face value: ДЕСЯТЬ ГРИВЕНЬ (ten hryvnias); there is depicted the Tarnovskyi`s family nest, a mansion in Kachanivka, with the legend: КАЧАНІВКА/ ЧЕРНІГІВЩИНА (Kachanivka/ Chernihiv Oblast) below it.
Reverse: there are portrayed the most celebrated family representatives: in the center against the ornamental background there is the figure of Vasyl (the younger) with his years of life 1838 - 1899 beneath it; to the left and right there are the portraits with the legends: ГРИГОРІЙ/ 1788 - 1853 (Hryhorii / 1788 - 1853) and ВАСИЛЬ/ 1810 - 1866 (Vasyl/ 1810 - 1866); above there is the family`s coat of arms and semicircular legend: РІД ТАРНОВСЬКИХ (Tarnovskyi Family).
Designer:  avers: Sviatoslav Ivanenko  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Sviatoslav Ivanenko , Volodymyr Atamanchuk