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Hryhorovych-Barskyi Family

Putting into circulation : 26 August 2011
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 5000 5000

Series: Famous Families of Ukraine
The commemorative coin is dedicated to a well-known Ukrainian family; Vasyl Hryhorovych-Barskyi, a traveller and writer, Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi, an outstanding architect and engineer who worked in Kyiv, and other known public figures of Kyiv descended from the family.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1068

On the obverse 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 10 ГРИВЕНЬ (10 hryvnias); in the centre there is depicted the Fountain of Samson, located in the Podil raion of the city of Kyiv, surrounded with eight-point stars often used by Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi as architectural trim (Baroque style); to the right - the coin issue year 2011.
On the reverse there are depicted the coat of arms of Hryhorovych-Barskyi family, a conventionalized family tree with the cartouches wherein there are: a drawing of the traveler Vasyl Hryhorovych-Barskyi as he portrayed himself (to the left) and St. Nicholas Church on the Shore in Kyiv erected from the design by Ivan Hryhorovych-Barskyi (to the right); along the coin edge there are bow-shaped inscriptions: above - РІД ГРИГОРОВИЧІВ-БАРСЬКИХ (family of Hryhorovych-Barskyis), to the left - ВАСИЛЬ (Vasyl) 1701-1747, and to the right - ІВАН (Ivan) 1713-1785; below there is the family motto ТРУД МОЯ СИЛА (Labour (is) my force).
Designer: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Anatolii Demianenko , Sviatoslav Ivanenko