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80 Years of Declaration of UPR Independence

Putting into circulation : 20 March 1998
Technical Specifications
Denomination Metal Weight, g Diameter, mm Quality class of coinage Edge Mintage, pcs Actual, pcs
2 nickel silver 12.8 31,0 uncirculated corrugated 50000 50000

Series: Rebirth of Ukrainian Statehood
The commemorative coin of 2 Hryvnias denomination is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Declaration of Independence of Ukrainian People`s Republic by the 4th Central Rada Universal
Retail price, Hryvnas: 41

On the coin obverse there is the small National Emblem of Ukraine. On the left and on right from the National Emblem, there is a depiction of a worker with a hammer near forge iron and a peasant woman with a sickle and sheaf against a background of a tree crown; they hold a baby - symbol of the young state. This three-figured composition is an adapted version of Heorhyi Narbut`s graphic works. Above, there is a two-line inscription: УКРАЇНА (Ukraine) 1998; underneath, there is a two-line inscription 2 ГРИВНІ (2 Hryvnias).
On the coin reverse at the center, there is a depiction of the Pedagogical museum - the headquarters of the Central Rada in 1917-1918. In front of the building at its both sides there are figures of two gunner-guards with rifles. Under the depiction, there is a four line legend: 80 РОКІВ З ДНЯ ПРОГОЛОШЕННЯ НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ 1918. Above, around the circumference there is an inscription: УКРАЇНСЬКА НАРОДНА РЕСПУБЛІКА. All inscriptions are made with a print, developed by H.Narbut, the artist of first Ukrainian banknotes of 1917-1920
Designer: Anatolii Kushch
Engraver: V. Neverovych