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Petro Kalnyshevskyi

Putting into circulation : 29 March 2012
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: Heroes of Cossack Age
The 10 hryvnia coin is dedicated to Petro I. Kalnyshevskyi, a politico-military and public figure of the 18th century. He was a military judge and the last Kosh Otaman of Zaporizhian Sich, who during the Russian-Turkish War of 1768 - 1774 proved himself to be a prominent military leader.
Retail price, Hryvnas: 1622

Obverse: there is depicted the common composition for the series embodying the idea of Ukraine`s integrity: the heraldic figures of the Archangel Michael and the crowned lion (symbols of the cities of Kyiv and Lviv) holding the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the coin issue year - 2012 over it; above there is the semicircular legend: НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine), below -10/ГРИВЕНЬ (10/hryvnias).
Reverse: against the background of a stone wall there is depicted a conventionalized portrait of Petro Kalnyshevskyi and the circular inscriptions: ОСТАННІЙ КОШОВИЙ ОТАМАН ЗАПОРОЗЬКОЇ СІЧІ ПЕТРО КАЛНИШЕВСЬКИЙ (THE LAST KOSH OTAMAN OF THE ZAPORIZHIAN SICH PETRO KALNYSHEVSKYI), with his years of life 1691/1803 indicated on the right.
Designer:  avers: Oleksandr Ivakhnenko  revers: Volodymyr Taran , Oleksandr Kharuk , Serhii Kharuk
Engraver: Andjey Novakowsky , Volodymyr Demianenko